False-consciousness definition

In Marxist theory, a failure to recognize the instruments of one's oppression or exploitation as one's own creation, as when members of an oppressed class unwittingly adopt views of the oppressor class.
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(Marxism, social sciences) A faulty understanding of the true character of social processes, due to ideology.
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Singular:
false-consciousness
Plural:
false-consciousnesses