|a.||1.||Possessing the faculty of knowing one's own thoughts or mental operations.|
|2.||Possessing knowledge, whether by internal, conscious experience or by external observation; cognizant; aware; sensible.|
|3.||Made the object of consciousness; known to one's self; |
|Adj.||1.||conscious - intentionally conceived; "a conscious effort to speak more slowly"; "a conscious policy"|
|2.||conscious - knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"|
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
|3.||conscious - (followed by `of') showing realization or recognition of something; "few voters seem conscious of the issue's importance"; "conscious of having succeeded"; "the careful tread of one conscious of his alcoholic load"- Thomas Hardy|