English definition of “conscious”
be conscious of/that › to know that something is present or that something is happening: She became conscious of his stare. I'm very conscious that a lot of people disagree with me.
a conscious decision/choice/effort, etc › a decision/choice/effort, etc that you make intentionally: Did you make a conscious decision to lose weight? → Opposite subconscious adjective
› awake and able to think and notice things: He's still conscious but he's very badly injured. → Opposite unconscious adjective consciously adverb › More and more people are consciously trying to improve their health. → See also self-conscious