Bewusstseinslage

noun

Be·​wusst·​seins·​la·​ge
bə-ˈvu̇st-ˌzīn(t)s-ˌlägə,
-ˌzīnz-
plural Bewusstseinslagen
bə-ˈvu̇st-ˌzīn(t)s-ˌlägən,
-ˌzīnz-
psychology
: a state of consciousness or a feeling devoid of sensory components

Word History

Etymology

German, from bewusstsein consciousness (from bewusst conscious—past participle of bewissen to know, from be- + wissen to know, from Old High German wizzan—+ sein being, from sein to be, from Old High German sīn) + lage situation, from Old High German lāga act of laying; akin to Old High German ligen to lie

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“Bewusstseinslage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bewusstseinslage. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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