Definitions

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  • adv. In a conscious manner; knowingly, volitionally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a conscious manner; with knowledge of one's own mental operations or actions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a conscious manner; with knowledge or intention.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with awareness

Etymologies

conscious +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But if religion is not consciously vital to the Filipinos, as they themselves would conceive and act on it (and I make the assertion in the assumption that the reader understands as I do by _consciously vital_ that for which the individual or the race is willing to die singly or collectively), the unprejudiced observer must admit that it is vital to their ultimate evolution, vital in just the sense that any function is vital to one who is in need of it.

    A Woman's Impression of the Philippines

  • The characters will begin consciously or unconsciously making preparations for the “journey” or adventure that they will be undergoing throughout the tale.

    Secrets from Blueprints

  • According to the orbs, “As we touch your individual psyches you begin consciously to experience yourselves as intimately connected with all other life forms on this planet and throughout the cosmos.”

    Daniel Pinchbeck’s Glastonbury Orbs Experience | Disinformation

  • How they advertise, however, and whether they do it consciously, is unclear.

    Boing Boing

  • If Her Bad Mommy comes along, for instance, I very much doubt that she'll manage to usurp your place in the blogosphere and if she has developed the name consciously and deliberately in mimicry of you, it's even less likely.

    Community Is Hard. Deal With It.

  • Gold also found that people are using the word consciously – in two ways.

    odds and ends, eh

  • A Church which for so long had preserved Latin consciously as a bond of unity, had quite suddenly decided to discard it as a useless encumbrance.

    11/01/2003 - 12/01/2003

  • However, it is critical that developers use the business language in code consciously and as a disciplined rule.

    MSDN Magazine: RSS Feed

  • The model, self-consciously, is the government’s fuel efficiency standards for cars.

    Data Centers Are Becoming Big Polluters, Study Finds - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I'm willing to make that trade-off as long as I make in consciously.

    Tax Cuts for the Rich, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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