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-conscious feeling of inferiority forced on Communist intellectuals (New Yorker).

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  • class-con|scious|ness — «KLAS KON shuhs nihs, KLAHS », noun. the quality or state of being class conscious: »There is also a subjective orientation to class, or a class consciousness which leads socially inferior groups to show deference to socially superior groups… …   Useful english dictionary

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