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unconscious

un·con·scious

unconscious

 
pronunciation:
uhn kan shs
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not conscious or aware.
synonyms:
oblivious, unaware
antonyms:
aware, conscious
similar words:
ignorant, incognizant, insensitive, senseless, uninformed, unknowing
definition 2: suffering temporary loss of consciousness.
synonyms:
out, senseless
similar words:
comatose, insensate, oblivious
definition 3: without understanding or conscious control; instinctive or involuntary.
synonyms:
instinctive, involuntary
antonyms:
conscious, voluntary
similar words:
automatic, incognizant, inherent, innate, latent, subconscious, subliminal, suppressed, unintentional, unplanned, unrealized, unstudied
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the part of the psyche that the conscious mind is unaware of, but that affects one's behavior and attitudes (usu. prec. by the).
similar words:
id, subconscious
derivations: unconsciously (adv.), unconsciousness (n.)
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