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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [klas, klahs kon-shuh s]
    • /klæs, klɑs ˈkɒn ʃəs/
    • /klɑːs ˈkɒnʃəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klas, klahs kon-shuh s]
    • /klæs, klɑs ˈkɒn ʃəs/

Definitions of class-conscious word

  • adjective class-conscious Someone 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. 3
  • adjective class-conscious aware of belonging to a particular social rank or grade, esp in being hostile or proud because of class distinctions 3
  • noun class-conscious awareness of one's own social or economic rank in society. 1
  • noun class-conscious a feeling of identification and solidarity with those belonging to the same social or economic class as oneself. 1
  • adjective class-conscious (of a person) Aware of the socioeconomic class of oneself and others. 0
  • adjective class-conscious (of a community) Stratified into such classes. 0

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Origin of class-conscious

First appearance:

before 1885
One of the 21% newest English words
First recorded in 1885-90

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Parts of speech for Class-conscious


class-conscious popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for class-conscious

adjective class-conscious

  • classist — Of or pertaining to classism.

Antonyms for class-conscious

adjective class-conscious

  • classless — When politicians talk about a classless society, they mean a society in which people are not affected by social status.
  • egalitarian — asserting, resulting from, or characterized by belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, economic, or social life.

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