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|part of speech:
||the physical condition of being awake and aware.
Mike lost consciousness after being hit in the head by a rock.
- similar words:
- feeling, mind
||all the ideas and feelings of a person or of a group of people.
The desire for freedom is part of our national consciousness.
||the state of being aware or informed; awareness.
Consciousness of our past mistakes will help us to not repeat them.
||attention, feeling, knowledge, mind, perception
The word consciousness
contains the following part:
that means state or quality of
More about this word part:
The suffix -ness
is attached to adjectives to form nouns. It is fully productive, meaning that any word that combines an adjective and the suffix -ness
is an allowable English noun. In a small set of cases, it is attached to a verb (forgiveness) or a noun (witness