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aware

a·ware

aware

 
pronunciation:
weIr
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part of speech: adjective
definition: knowing or mindful; conscious (usu. fol. by of).
You should be aware of all the risks before you decide to have this type of surgery.He was not aware that the price tag was still attached to his shirt.She was so busy that she wasn't even aware of the fact that she hadn't eaten all day.
 
synonyms:
cognizant, conscious, mindful, wise
antonyms:
ignorant, oblivious, unaware, unconscious
similar words:
abreast, informed, knowing, on the ball, sensible
derivation: awareness (n.)
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  • awareness:
    the state of being aware.
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