Synonyms for consciousness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : kon-shuh s-nis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkɒn ʃəs nɪs

Top 10 synonyms for consciousness Other synonyms for the word consciousness

Définition of consciousness

Origin :
  • 1630s, "internal knowledge," from conscious + -ness. Meaning "state of being aware" is from 1746.
  • noun knowledge
Example sentences :
  • The consciousness of recent misconduct filled her with extreme dread.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • The allusion and a consciousness of Vancouver brought a smile into Viviette's eyes.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Our very fear of the death-principle admits it into our consciousness.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Yet the consciousness of my situation does not always make me sad.
  • Extract from : « Fragments from The Journal of a Solitary Man » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Admitted into our consciousness it starts its work of killing us.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • There was nothing in her behaviour to indicate a consciousness of error from her sphere.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • "Look into your own consciousness and memory," replied the virtuoso.
  • Extract from : « A Virtuoso's Collection (From "Mosses From An Old Manse") » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Somehow the whip-snap of authority in his voice reached the Nubian's consciousness.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • In spite of himself, he could not shake off the consciousness that he had broken his word.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • I tried to read and pray with him, but cannot say that he showed any consciousness of his true situation.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper

Antonyms for consciousness

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