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Adjective: unconscious  ,ún'kón-shus
  1. Not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead
    "lay unconscious on the floor"
  2. Without conscious volition
  3. (followed by 'of') not knowing or perceiving
    "happily unconscious of the new calamity at home"
Noun: unconscious  ,ún'kón-shus
  1. That part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
    - unconscious mind

Derived forms: unconsciouses

See also: asleep, cold, comatose, incognisant [Brit], incognizant, innocent [archaic], insensible, involuntary, kayoed, knocked out, KO'd, nonconscious, nonvoluntary, out, semicomatose, senseless, stunned, subconscious, unaware, unvoluntary

Type of: brain, head, mind, nous, psyche

Antonym: conscious

Encyclopedia: Unconscious