Synonyms for conscious

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kon-shuhs
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒn ʃəs

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Définition of conscious

Origin :
  • c.1600, "knowing, privy to," from Latin conscius "knowing, aware," from conscire (see conscience); probably a loan-translation of Greek syneidos. A word adopted from the Latin poets and much mocked at first. Sense of "active and awake" is from 1837.
  • adj alert, awake
  • adj intentional
Example sentences :
  • And yet all the while we have been conscious that we were not part of it.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • The moment a man begins to be conscious of an audience he is artistically damned.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • Unless we were conscious of the energies such a call would not reach us.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • There speaks the sophisticated and conscious literary technician!
  • Extract from : « The Dramatic Values in Plautus » by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  • He was conscious of a feeling of failure when he left her at last.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • As if she were conscious of his scrutiny, she lifted her head and glanced toward him.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Will you tell him, Dr. Edwardes, when he is conscious, that I came in and said good-bye?
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Wilson was holding his own, conscious now and making a hard fight.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Your father is not conscious, or will he be, I'm thinking, for a day or two.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • An awful hour for Bismarck, conscious of the load of responsibility which he carried.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes

Antonyms for conscious

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