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English definition of “conscious”

conscious

adjective (INTENTIONAL)    /ˈkɒn.ʃəs/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/
C2 determined and intentional: He's obviously making a conscious effort to be nice to me at the moment. It wasn't a conscious decision to lose weight. It just happened.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping consciously     /-li/ adverb I don't think she's consciously rude to people - it's just her manner.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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