the state or condition of being aware; having knowledge; consciousness: The object of the information drive is to raise awareness of what spreads HIV/AIDS.

Origin of awareness

Related formshy·per·a·ware·ness, nouno·ver·a·ware·ness, nounself-a·ware·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for over-awareness

Historical Examples of over-awareness

  • Pain in the spine and neck is an example of exaggerated sensibility or over-awareness.

    Outwitting Our Nerves

    Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury

Word Origin and History for over-awareness



1828, from aware + -ness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper