hyperawareness

noun hy·per·aware·ness \ ˌhī-pər-ə-ˈwer-nəs \
variants: or hyper-awareness

Definition of hyperawareness

: the quality or state of being extremely or excessively aware
  • Many have egos nourished by that terrain, which feeds a hyperawareness of status, a persistent jockeying for position.
  • —Frank Bruni

First Known Use of hyperawareness

1951

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