awareness-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: knowledge of a specific fact or situation

Commentary: AWARENESS[+state][+cognitive][+specific][+knowledge][+fact]
NOTE: usually implies the fact is true whether the actor/subject knows it.
NOTE: occurs in forms 'awareness of/about NP' or 'awareness THAT S' where NP, or THAT S is the specific fact.

Management seems to have no awareness of this problem of quality control.
My awareness of the phone ringing brought me out of my daydreams.
Did he have any awareness that this situation would arise as a result of the invasion?
Her talk was intended to raise the level of awareness about potential dangers to our water supplies.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: general, immediate sensibility of existence

Commentary: AWARENESS[+state][+cognitive][+general][+sensibility][+existence]
NOTE: does not need an object, often occurs by itself, or in 'sense of awareness'
NOTE: does not refer to a specific fact, but rather an immediate perception of being, existence.

Deep breathing and mediation will increase your awareness of being.
Some people believed that LSD could heighten their sense of awareness.
The patient shows no indications of awareness.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)