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Class-conscious   /klæs-kˈɑnʃəs/   Listen
Class-conscious

adjective
1.
(used of society) socially hierarchical.  Synonym: stratified.






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"Class-conscious" Quotes from Famous Books



... varied his duties with impish assaults upon the persons of such as came in his way. His whistle blew in a man's ear one second and the next yards away. Sometimes he was moved to song, and unearthly fragments of "Class-conscious we are" or "Proley Tarians, arise!" mingled with the din, like the cry of seagulls in a storm. He saw a bright light flare up within the House which warned him not to enter, but he got as far as the garden-room, in whose dark corners he ...
— Huntingtower • John Buchan

... batik-curtained studios in New York, in Kansas farmhouses, San Francisco drawing-rooms, Alabama schools for negroes. From them she got the same confused desire which the million other women felt; the same determination to be class-conscious without discovering the class of which she ...
— Main Street • Sinclair Lewis



Words linked to "Class-conscious" :   hierarchal, hierarchical, hierarchic



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