Definitions for unconsciousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•con•sciousʌnˈkɒn ʃəs(adj.)

  1. not conscious; without awareness, sensation, or cognition.

    Category: Physiology

  2. temporarily devoid of consciousness.

    Category: Physiology

  3. not perceived at the level of awareness:

    an unconscious impulse.

  4. done unintentionally:

    an unconscious slight.

  5. without mental faculties:

    the unconscious stones.

  6. (n.)the unconscious,Psychoanal.the part of the psyche that is rarely accessible to awareness but that has a pronounced influence on behavior.

    Category: Psychology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unconsciousness(noun)

    a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unconsciousness(noun)ʌnˈkɒn ʃəs

    the state of being unconscious because of illness or injury

    temporary unconsciousness


  1. unconsciousness(Noun)

    The state of lacking consciousness, of being unconscious

  2. unconsciousness(Noun)

    ignorance or innocence; the state of being uninformed or unaware

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Unconsciousness

    Loss of the ability to maintain awareness of self and environment combined with markedly reduced responsiveness to environmental stimuli. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp344-5)


  1. Loss Of Consciousness

    The neurologic status characterized by the occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond.

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