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Noun: half-consciousness
  1. The property of being only partially aware of or sensitive to something.
    "But there was between the cousins another far less obvious antipathycoming from the unseizable family resemblance, which each perhaps resented; or from some half-consciousness of that old feud persisting still between their branches of the clan, formed within them by odd words or half-hints dropped by their elders."

Type of: apprehension, discernment, savvy, understanding