self-aware


self-aware

adjective

  1. having knowledge; conscious; cognizant: aware of danger.
  2. informed; alert; knowledgeable; sophisticated: She is one of the most politically aware young women around.

adjective

  1. conscious of one’s own feelings, character, etc

adjective

  1. (postpositive foll by of) having knowledge; cognizantaware of his error
  2. informed of current developmentspolitically aware

adj.1892, from self- + aware. adj.late Old English gewær, from Proto-Germanic *ga-waraz (cf. Old Saxon giwar, Middle Dutch gheware, Old High German giwar, German gewahr), from *ga-, intensive prefix, + wær “wary, cautious” (see wary).

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