0%

false consciousness

false con·scious·ness
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls kon-shuh s-nis]
    • /fɔls ˈkɒn ʃəs nɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawls kon-shuh s-nis]
    • /fɔls ˈkɒn ʃəs nɪs/

Definitions of false consciousness words

  • noun false consciousness a Marxist theory that people are unable to see things, especially exploitation, oppression, and social relations, as they really are; the hypothesized inability of the human mind to develop a sophisticated awareness of how it is developed and shaped by circumstances. 1
  • noun false consciousness any belief or view that prevents a person from being able to understand the true nature of a situation. 1

Information block about the term

Parts of speech for False consciousness

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

false consciousness popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% 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.

false consciousness usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?