HyperDic: conscious

English > 3 senses of the word conscious:
ADJECTIVEallconscious, wittingintentionally conceived
allconsciousknowing / knowing and perceiving
allconscious(followed by 'of') showing realization or recognition of something
conscious > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nshahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > conscious: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningintentionally conceived.
Examples
  • "a conscious effort to speak more slowly"
  • "a conscious policy"
Synonymwitting
BroaderintendedResulting from one's intentions
Spanishconsciente
Nounsconsciousnessan alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
English > conscious: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningknowing / knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts.
Examples
  • "remained conscious during the operation"
  • "conscious of his faults"
  • "became conscious that he was being followed"
Narrowerself-conscious, self-awareaware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts
semiconsciouspartially conscious
sentientconsciously perceiving
See alsoawakenot in a state of sleep
aware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
sensible, sensitiveable to feel or perceive
voluntaryOf your own free will or design
Oppositeunconsciousnot conscious
Spanishconsciente
Catalanconscient
Nounsconsciousnessan alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
Adverbsconsciouslywith awareness / awareness
English > conscious: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(followed by 'of') showing realization or recognition of something.
Examples
  • "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
Broaderaware, cognizant, cognisant(sometimes followed by 'of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception
Nounsconsciousnesshaving knowledge of

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