- ADJ-GRADEDSomeone who is class-conscious is very aware of the differences between the various classes of people in society, and often has a strong feeling of belonging to a particular class.
I think the Americans are even more class-conscious than we are.Derived words:class-consciousness N-UNCOUNT
There was very little snobbery or class-consciousness in the wartime navy.
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class-conscious — class ,conscious adjective influenced by a strong feeling of belonging to a particular social or economic class and noticing differences between the classes ╾ class ,consciousness noun uncount … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
class-conscious — adjective (used of society) socially hierarchical American society is becoming increasingly stratified • Syn: ↑stratified • Similar to: ↑hierarchical, ↑hierarchal, ↑hierarchic * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjecti … Useful english dictionary
class-conscious — class con·scious (klăsʹkŏnʹshəs) adj. 1. Aware of belonging to a particular socioeconomic class. 2. Supportive of class solidarity. classʹ conʹscious·ness n. * * * … Universalium
class-conscious — adjective Date: 1903 1. actively aware of one s common status with others in a particular economic or social level of society 2. believing in class struggle • class consciousness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
class-conscious — adjective always judging other people according to the social class they belong to class consciousness noun (U) … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
class-conscious — UK / US adjective influenced by a strong feeling of belonging to a particular social class and noticing differences between the classes Derived word: class consciousness noun uncountable … English dictionary
class-conscious — /klas ˈkɒnʃəs/ (say klahs konshuhs) adjective 1. acutely aware of belonging to a particular social class. 2. showing hostility engendered by this feeling. –class consciousness, noun … Australian English dictionary
class-conscious — adjective a) Aware of the socioeconomic class of oneself and others. b) Stratified into such classes … Wiktionary
class-con|scious — «KLAS KON shuhs, KLAHS », adjective. conscious of belonging to a particular social class and of being identified with its interests, often with implication of sharp differentiation from or hostility to other classes: »He attacks…the class… … Useful english dictionary
class consciousness — n. an awareness of belonging to a class in the social order, with definite economic interests; sense of class solidarity class conscious adj … English World dictionary