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Adjective: conscious  kón-shus
  1. Intentionally conceived
    "a conscious policy";
    - witting
  2. 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. (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"

See also: awake, aware, cognisant [Brit], cognizant, intended, self-aware, self-conscious, semiconscious, sensible, sensitive, sentient, voluntary

Antonym: unconscious

Encyclopedia: Conscious