noun Be·wusst·seins·la·ge \bə-ˈvu̇st-ˌzīn(t)s-ˌlägə, -ˌzīnz-\

Definition of Bewusstseinslage



\bə-ˈvu̇st-ˌzīn(t)s-ˌlägən, -ˌzīnz-\


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

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at wit, is, lie

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to criticize severely

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