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conscious

con·scious

conscious

 
 
pronunciation:
kan shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: awake; able to feel, think, hear, and see.
Dave fell down the stairs, but was still conscious.
synonyms:
aware
antonyms:
unconscious
similar words:
intelligent, reasonable
definition 2: sensitive to; knowing; aware (often followed by "of").
I was conscious of someone standing behind me.
synonyms:
aware, knowledgeable
antonyms:
unaware, unconscious
similar words:
alert, willful
definition 3: done on purpose; deliberate.
Did she make a conscious choice to turn in her work late?
synonyms:
deliberate, intentional, willful
antonyms:
automatic, unconscious
derivation: consciously (adv.)
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  • consciousness:
    the state of being conscious.
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