What does conscious mean?

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ˈkɒn ʃəscon·scious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conscious, witting(adj)

    intentionally conceived

    "a conscious effort to speak more slowly"; "a conscious policy"

  2. conscious(adj)

    knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts

    "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"

  3. conscious(p)(adj)

    (followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something

    "few voters seem conscious of the issue's importance"; "conscious of having succeeded"; "the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load"- Thomas Hardy

Wiktionary

  1. conscious(Adjective)

    alert, awake.

    The noise woke me, but it was another few minutes before I was fully conscious.

    Etymology: From conscius, itself from con- (a form of com- + scire.

  2. conscious(Adjective)

    aware.

    I was conscious of a noise behind me.

    Etymology: From conscius, itself from con- (a form of com- + scire.

  3. conscious(Adjective)

    aware of one's own existence; aware of one's own awareness

    Only highly intelligent beings can be fully conscious.

    Etymology: From conscius, itself from con- (a form of com- + scire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conscious(adj)

    possessing the faculty of knowing one's own thoughts or mental operations

  2. Conscious(adj)

    possessing knowledge, whether by internal, conscious experience or by external observation; cognizant; aware; sensible

  3. Conscious(adj)

    made the object of consciousness; known to one's self; as, conscious guilt

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Conscious

    kon′shus, adj. having the feeling or internal knowledge of something: aware: having the faculty of consciousness.—adv. Con′sciously.—n. Con′sciousness, the waking state of the mind: the knowledge which the mind has of its own acts and feelings: thought. [L. consciusconscīre, to know.]

Editors Contribution

  1. conscious

    Be able, alive, aware, know, perceive, recognize, understand and able to respond.

    They are conscious of their existence and the beauty of it.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conscious' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3320

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conscious' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2634

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'conscious' in Adjectives Frequency: #435

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conscious in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conscious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of conscious in a Sentence

  1. Allen Gula:

    We became friends and started talking, at that time Conscious Impact was little more than a website and some friends with big ambitions.

  2. Lance Benjamino:

    When I traversed down the mountain I started to lose my footing as well and I slid about 75 to a hundred feet and then I climbed, realistically I crawled down the mountain to find the student who thankfully was conscious and alert. He was banged up pretty bad.

  3. H.W. Mann:

    Perception determines our reality, our life experience, our sub conscious programming, our physical and mental health. Perception may control our lives, but we control perception. Perception is interpretation by the brain. It can be of the sub conscious or conscious. While conscious, we determine our perception.

  4. Kendall Jenner:

    I am thrilled to join the legendary roster of icons who have represented their generations and worked with Pepsi, to me, Pepsi is more than just a beverage — it registers as a pop culture icon and a lifestyle that shares a voice with the generation of today. The spirit of Pepsi — living in the ‘now’ moment — is one that I believe in. I make a conscious effort in my everyday life and travels to enjoy every experience of today.

  5. H.W. Mann:

    We have evolved to this point. All is as it should be. But it is time to wake up, to gain consciousness, to learn and to adapt, to evolve, to move into a much larger reality. It is time to collectively wake up, to move out of the collective sub conscious and into collective consciousness. It is time to complete the collective mind.

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