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aware

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of aware

  1. having specified facts or feelings actively impressed on the mind as she was being wheeled out of surgery, she became dimly aware that her parents were in the room Synonyms of aware alive, apprehensive, conscious, cognizant, mindful, sensible, sentient, ware, wittingWords Related to aware alert, attentive, careful, cautious, heedful, observant, open-eyed, regardful, safe, vigilant, wary, watchful, wide-awake; hyperaware, hyperconsciousNear Antonyms of aware careless, heedless, inattentive, incautious, mindless, unguarded, unheeding, unwaryAntonyms of aware insensible, oblivious, unaware, unconscious, unmindful, unwitting

Synonym Discussion of aware

aware, cognizant, conscious, sensible, alive, awake mean having knowledge of something. aware implies vigilance in observing or alertness in drawing inferences from what one experiences.
    • aware of changes in climate
cognizant implies having special or certain knowledge as from firsthand sources.
    • not fully cognizant of the facts
conscious implies that one is focusing one's attention on something or is even preoccupied by it.
    • conscious that my heart was pounding
sensible implies direct or intuitive perceiving especially of intangibles or of emotional states or qualities.
    • sensible of a teacher's influence
alive adds to sensible the implication of acute sensitivity to something.
    • alive to the thrill of danger
awake implies that one has become alive to something and is on the alert.
    • a country always awake to the threat of invasion


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