Be·​wusst·​seins·​la·​ge | \ bə-ˈvu̇st-ˌzīn(t)s-ˌlägə, -ˌzīnz- \
plural Bewusstseinslagen\ bə-​ˈvu̇st-​ˌzīn(t)s-​ˌlägən , -​ˌzīnz-​ \

Definition of Bewusstseinslage

: a state of consciousness or a feeling devoid of sensory components

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History and Etymology for Bewusstseinslage

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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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