hy·​per·​aware ˌhī-pər-ə-ˈwer How to pronounce hyperaware (audio)
variants or hyper-aware
: extremely or excessively aware
But Ms. Wurtzel herself is hyperaware of the narcissistic nature of her problems …Michiko Kakutani

Word History

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hyperaware was in 1962

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“Hyperaware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperaware. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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