- Mar 7, 2014
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aware of and actively attentive to important societal facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice)… See the full definition
"aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues (especially issues of racial and social justice)"
The American Heritage Dictionary entry: woke
"Aware of the injustice of the social system in which one lives: "
Woke definition: Woke is the past tense of → wake . | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
"Someone who is woke is very aware of social and political unfairness."
So, woke is someone who is aware or attentive to political matters around them, especially unfairness, social injustices.
So, the opposite, people who are not "woke" are people who are totally unaware of what is happening around them. The opposite of "woke" is "ignorant".