Definitions

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  • noun The state of being unaware

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  • noun unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention

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Examples

  • But still more responsible for their unawareness was the educational system in which they were reared.

    Medieval People

  • Nor could the Israeli leaders be excused by "unawareness" of the Palestinian plight in their "de-linking" the peace-making from the Palestinian Right of Return and their persisting denial of this right and their persistence on "linking" their territorial expansion through the colonial settlement strategy to making peace with the Palestinian people.

    A Peace-killing Linkage, De-linkage

  • In order for the brain's "unawareness" to kick in, events have to proceed in such a way that they more or less meet our expectations and understanding of the way the world works.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • People are alarmed sometimes when they hear that it's a state of wakeful unawareness, meaning people can open their eyes spontaneously, they can close their eyes at night, have sleep wake cycles.

    CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2005

  • In order for the brain's "unawareness" to kick in, events have to proceed in such a way that they more or less meet our expectations and understanding of the way the world works.

    another Star Wars regurgitation

  • The first of the twelve links is called "unawareness" (ma-rig-pa).

    The Twelve Links of Dependent Arising ��� Day One: Unawareness

  • It also removes your unawareness, which is the real mother of invention. "

    The Man Who Got Away

  • I had it by the time I was in my teens which I think really contributed to the seizures and it took awhile to retrain myself ... .and I think because it's "unawareness" and that it can be a gradual change until you forget what it's supposed to feel like, that you don't really notice that you're not aware ... yeah, I understand that, and my hypo unawareness have gone wild! to the point the endo refused to get me on a pump! he said I would get worse, I don't know what would be worse than this.

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes - A Community for People Touched by Diabetes

  • Computers will forever be condemned to the sleep of unawareness.

    Dreamseller: The Calling

  • The last is brought to prominence as the film follows Joe Berrier through an odyssey from unawareness of plastic's issues into substantive knowledge and concern.

    A. Siegel: Don't 'Bag It': Get to the DC Environmental Film Festival

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