-conscious suffix Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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-conscioussuffix

uk   /-kɒn.ʃəs/  us   /-kɑːn-/
used after nouns and adverbs to mean "knowing about and worried about a particular thing", or "thinking that something is important": fashion-conscious teenagers the health-conscious consumer He's never been especially politically conscious.
(Definition of -conscious suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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