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conscious

adjective  us   /ˈkɑn·ʃəs/

conscious adjective (AWAKE)

awake, aware of what is happening around you, and able to think: She’s out of surgery but not fully conscious yet.

conscious adjective (NOTICING)

noticing the existence of something: People have become much more conscious of the need to exercise regularly.

conscious adjective (INTENTIONAL)

determined and intentional: Was it a conscious decision to break up the group, or did it just happen?

conscious adjective (AWARE)

being especially aware of or worried about something: Consumers aren’t as conscious of prices as they were last year.
consciously
adverb  us   /ˈkɑn·ʃəs·li/
I’ve never done anything consciously to offend anyone.
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