hyperconscious

adjective
hy·​per·​con·​scious | \ˌhī-pər-ˈkän(t)-shəs \
variants: or hyper-conscious

Definition of hyperconscious 

: intensely or excessively aware : acutely conscious How and how much someone eats is an incredibly loaded issue, especially these days, when it seems like everybody is hyperconscious of body image.— Cathi Hanauer

Other Words from hyperconscious

hyperconsciousness or hyper-consciousness noun
The painting's power owes much to the hyperconsciousness engendered by impending motherhood … — Mario Naves A non-chemical hallucinogen, golf breaks the human body into components so strangely elongated and so tenuously linked, yet with anxious little bunches of hyper-consciousness and undue effort bulging here and there, along with rotating blind patches and a sort of cartilaginous euphoria—golf so transforms one's somatic sense, in short, that truth itself seems about to break through the exacerbated and as it were debunked fabric of mundane reality. — John Updike

First Known Use of hyperconscious

1870, in the meaning defined above

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