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1. conscious

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnʃəs'] knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts.

Synonyms

  • cognisant
  • sensitive
  • voluntary
  • sensible
  • awake
  • semiconscious
  • cognizant
  • sentient
  • self-conscious
  • aware

Antonyms

  • unconscious
  • insensible
  • involuntary
  • unaware

Etymology

  • conscius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Conscious

  • ambitious
  • anxious
  • anxious
  • atrocious
  • audacious
  • auspicious
  • capacious
  • capricious
  • cautious
  • ceraceous
  • conscientious
  • contentious
  • crustaceous
  • delicious
  • efficacious
  • expeditious
  • facetious
  • factitious
  • fallacious
  • ferocious

How do you pronounce conscious?

Pronounce conscious as ˈkɑnʃəs.

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How do you spell conscious? Is it concious ?

A common misspelling of conscious is concious

Sentences with conscious


1. Adjective
Depending on why you missed the meeting, make a conscious effort not to repeat it.

Quotes about conscious


1. I'm a vegetarian and very much active in regards to how I feel about animal rights and protecting animals and giving animals a voice. But at the same time, I appreciate and respect other people's decisions to eat meat. The only thing that I hope is that people are educated, that they're aware, that they're living a conscious lifestyle.
- Abbie Cornish

2. Every mind which has given itself to self-expression in art is aware of a directing agency outside its conscious control which it has agreed to label 'inspiration'.
- Norman Lindsay

3. Feelings aroused by the touch of someone's hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope and faith - all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well.
- Bernie Siegel

2. self-conscious

adjective. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnʃəs'] aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts.

Synonyms

  • conscious

Antonyms

  • insensible
  • involuntary

Etymology

  • conscious (English)
  • conscius (Latin)
  • self- (English)

3. self-conscious

adjective. ['ˌsɛlfˈkɑːnʃəs'] excessively and uncomfortably conscious of your appearance or behavior.

Antonyms

  • asleep

Etymology

  • conscious (English)
  • conscius (Latin)
  • self- (English)

4. class-conscious

adjective. (used of society) socially hierarchical.

Synonyms

  • hierarchal
  • hierarchical
  • hierarchic

Antonyms

  • unstratified
  • unordered
  • nonhierarchic
  • ungraded

5. conscious

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnʃəs'] intentionally conceived.

Synonyms

  • intended

Antonyms

  • unresponsive
  • unsusceptible

Etymology

  • conscius (Latin)

6. conscious

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnʃəs'] (followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something.

Synonyms

  • aware
  • cognizant

Antonyms

  • unwitting
  • incognizance
  • insensitive

Etymology

  • conscius (Latin)
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