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conscious

EN[ˈkɑn.ʃəs] [ˈkɒn.ʃəs]
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    Definition of conscious in English Dictionary

  • NounPLconsciousesPREcon-SUF-ious
    1. The part of the mind that is aware of itself; the consciousness.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore consciousSUPmost conscious
      1. Alert, awake.
        1. The noise woke me, but it was another few minutes before I was fully conscious. ‎
      2. Aware.
        1. Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.
      3. Aware of one's own existence; aware of one's own awareness.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Although acutely conscious of living in a 'wilderness,' they stoutheartedly refused to yield an inch to pioneer prejudices or frontier values.
          • The objection begins with the idea that the conscious −a/unconscious boundary is not introspectable, and concludes that there is no reason to suppose that that boundary is not vague.
          • He had counted upon blindness, the unsuspicion of perfect confidence; but a passive, conscious conformity such as this--The thing was unbelievable, providential, too unnaturally good to last.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en consciousness
          2. en consciouses
          3. en consciously
          4. en consciousnesses
          5. en consciousness-raising
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          Grammatically, this word "conscious" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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