Word of the day

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woke (adj) – Pretensiouly aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice).

Source : Merriam-Webster.com

Etymology : Woke is a political term of African American origin that refers to a perceived awareness of issues concerning social justice and racial justice. It is derived from the African American Vernacular English expression “stay woke”, whose grammatical aspect refers to a continuing awareness of these issues. Its widespread use since 2014 is a result of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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