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

    To be able, alive, aware, know, perceive, 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

How to pronounce conscious?

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How to say conscious in sign language?

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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. Eddie Jackson:

    It’s like the military. When you’re forced to have your clothes folded a certain way, even when you leave, you still fold your clothes that way. I left the game, but I still find myself being conscious of what I eat.

  2. H.W. Mann:

    As awareness unfolds, higher levels of consciousness emerge. As our consciousness rises, so does the energetic field around us. This field influences the people attracted to us, how people respond to us, what events are attracted to us, and what opportunities present themselves. People and events of similar energetic fields resonate with each other. Attraction also occurs when energies are complementary. Conscious energy creates our physical reality and our experience.

  3. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    Sometimes people are intimidated not because you're superior, but they fear your presence may make them conscious of their choice of being inferior! ~Ramana Pemmaraju

  4. H.W. Mann:

    When we are conscious, and in the flow, the universe has our back

  5. Matsumoto Seiko:

    When I was younger, I was working in Osaka, my accent from the countryside made me very self-conscious and shy, but since my hometown has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, I'm so proud to introduce it to others.

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