con·scious·ness [kon-shuhs-nis] –noun
1. the state of being conscious; awareness of one's own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc.
2. the thoughts and feelings, collectively, of an individual or of an aggregate of people: the moral consciousness of a nation.
3. full activity of the mind and senses, as in waking life: to regain consciousness after fainting.
4. awareness of something for what it is; internal knowledge: consciousness of wrongdoing.
5. the mental activity of which a person is aware as contrasted with unconscious mental processes.
6. Philosophy . the mind or the mental faculties as characterized by thought, feelings, and volition.
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