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English definition of “-conscious”

-conscious

suffix     /-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 . → See also self-consciousAware
(Definition of -conscious suffix from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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