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1. conscious [ a ] intentionally conceived
Examples: "a conscious effort to speak more slowly" "a conscious policy"

Used in print:

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

But we must never forget , most_of the appropriate heroes and their legends were created overnight , to answer immediate needs , almost always with conscious aims and ends .

That much of what he calls folklore is the result of beliefs carefully sown among the people with the conscious aim of producing a desired mass emotional reaction to a particular situation or set of situations is irrelevant .

Synonyms conscious witting Related Terms intended

2. conscious [ a ] 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"

Used in print:

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

Since the magnitude of the plan made secrecy impossible , once the wheels had began to turn , persons controlling German industries , social institutions , and armed_forces became , through their anti-Semitism or their tolerance of_it , conscious accomplices of Hitler 's crimes ; whether in the last degree or a lesser one was a matter to be determined individually .

(Arlin Turner, "William Faulkner, Southern Novelist"...)

The young William_Faulkner in New_Orleans in the 1920 's impressed the novelist Hamilton_Basso as obviously conscious of being a Southerner , and there is no evidence that since then he has ever considered himself any less so .

As they looked with_nostalgia to a society which had been swept_away , they were probably no_more than half conscious that they painted_in_colors which had never existed .

(Robert E. Lane, The Liberties of Wit: Humanism, Critici...)

In the calm which follows the reading of a poem , for_example , is the effect produced by the enforced quiet , by the musical quality of words and rhythm , by the sentiments or sense of the poem , by the associations with earlier readings , if it is familiar , by the boost to the self-esteem for the semi-literate , by the diversion of attention , by the sense of security in a legitimized withdrawal , by a kind license for some variety of fantasy_life regarded_as forbidden , or by half conscious ideas about the magical_power of words ?

(Newton Stallknecht, "Ideas and Literature," in Newton S...)

A contrast of the scripture reading of , let us say , St._Augustine , John_Bunyan , and Thomas_Jefferson , all three of whom found in such study a real source of enlightenment , can tell us a great_deal about these three men and the age that each represented and helped bring to conscious expression .

Synonyms conscious Related Terms unconscious alert self-conscious self-aware semiconscious sentient aware awake voluntary sensible

3. conscious [ a ] showing realization or recognition or something; followed by "of"
Examples: "few voters seem conscious (or aware) of the issue's importance" "conscious of having succeeded" "the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load"- Thomas Hardy

Used in print:

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

This is puzzling to an outsider conscious of the classic tradition of liberalism , because it is clear that these Democrats who are left-of-center are at opposite poles from the liberal Jefferson , who held that the best government was the least government .

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

He was conscious of a growing sense of absurdity .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

She stood_still over the leg_of_lamb , rubbing herbs into it , quite suddenly conscious of a nausea in her stomach and a feeling of wrath , a sensation of violence that started her shivering .

Synonyms conscious Related Terms aware

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