[kon-shuh s] /ˈkɒn ʃəs/
aware of one’s own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc.
fully aware of or sensitive to something (often followed by of):
conscious of one’s own faults; He wasn’t conscious of the gossip about his past.
having the mental faculties fully active:
He was conscious during the operation.
known to oneself; felt:
aware of what one is doing:
a conscious liar.
aware of oneself; self-conscious.
a conscious insult; a conscious effort.
acutely aware of or concerned about:
money-conscious; a diet-conscious society.
Obsolete. inwardly sensible of wrongdoing.
the conscious, Psychoanalysis. the part of the mind comprising psychic material of which the individual is aware.
only partially alert and awake
done with full awareness; deliberate: a conscious effort, conscious rudeness
c.1600, “knowing, privy to,” from Latin conscius “knowing, aware,” from conscire (see conscience); probably a loan-translation of Greek syneidos. A word adopted from the Latin poets and much mocked at first. Sense of “active and awake” is from 1837.
conscious con·scious (kŏn’shəs)
In psychoanalysis, the component of waking awareness perceptible by a person at any given instant.con’scious·ly adv.
[kuh n-seel] /kənˈsil/ verb (used with object) 1. to hide; withdraw or remove from observation; cover or keep from sight: He concealed the gun under his coat. 2. to keep secret; to prevent or avoid disclosing or divulging: to conceal one’s identity by using a false name. adjective 1. partially hidden: little half-concealed paths /kənˈsiːl/ […]
[kuh n-vins] /kənˈvɪns/ verb (used with object), convinced, convincing. 1. to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action: to convince a jury of his guilt; A test drive will convince you that this car handles well. 2. to persuade; cajole: We finally convinced them to have dinner with […]
adjective 1. not cooked thoroughly
adjective Drunk (1950s+)