Definitions

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  • adjective Knowing; having knowledge.

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  • adjective Having knowledge.

Etymologies

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Latin scius. Compare conscious, science.

Examples

  • On the whole, it was most probable that the silent Englishman, being less bold or less murderous than his companion, had assisted the woman to bear the uncon - scious man out of the way of danger.

    Sole Music

  • It was like now as though I could not hold to being con - scious all that long, because I was like asleep again almost right away, very skorry, but in a minoota or two I was sure that this nurse ptitsa had come back and had brought chello - vecks in white coats with her and they were viddying me very frowning and going hm hm hm at Your Humble Narrator.

    Where's the show?

  • He was used to feedback circuits bringing the results of diagnostics immediately to his con - scious attention.

    The Beast That Resembles A Poem(A Handy Resource for Architects,Engineers, and Students)

  • Flint flung the paralyzed but still con - scious mountain dwarf over his shoulder and retreated, moving backward to keep his face toward the beast.

    Flint, the King

  • The resentment she felt for Eloise didn't even feature on the same scale, she thought, closing her eyes, con scious that she felt slightly sick.

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • It was because he was afraid that Walker, locked inside his body while uncon - scious and stricken, in need of help that he could communicate in no other way, would call to him again.

    Ilse Witch

  • The weight turned out to be Furl Hawken, who was still uncon - scious, his bulk sprawled across her torso.

    Ilse Witch

  • The resentment she felt for Eloise didn't even feature on the same scale, she thought, closing her eyes, con scious that she felt slightly sick.

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • Rachel wipeS at her mouth, suddenly con - scious of the blooct: in her mouth, her hair, over her body, spattered on corridor walls and ceiling, dimming the glowstrips, more blood than she had ever imagined could be.

    The City Who Fought

  • Wren bound Faun to her back, mounted Spirit, and pulled a semicon - scious Triss up in front of her where she could hold him in place.

    The Elf Queen of Shannara

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