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English definition of “conscious”

conscious

adjective (AWAKE)    /ˈkɒn.ʃəs/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/
C1 awake , thinking , and knowing what is happening around you: He's still conscious but he's fairly badly injured . They've brought her out of the operating theatre , but she's not fully conscious yet .figurative humorous "Can I speak to Isobel, please ?" "She's still in bed . I'll just go and see if she's conscious (= awake ) yet ." → Opposite unconsciousNot sleeping and not unconscious
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