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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSCIOUS

And yet all the while we have been conscious that we were not part of it.

The moment a man begins to be conscious of an audience he is artistically damned.

Unless we were conscious of the energies such a call would not reach us.

There speaks the sophisticated and conscious literary technician!

He was conscious of a feeling of failure when he left her at last.

As if she were conscious of his scrutiny, she lifted her head and glanced toward him.

Will you tell him, Dr. Edwardes, when he is conscious, that I came in and said good-bye?

Wilson was holding his own, conscious now and making a hard fight.

Your father is not conscious, or will he be, I'm thinking, for a day or two.

An awful hour for Bismarck, conscious of the load of responsibility which he carried.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "knowing, privy to," from Latin conscius "knowing, aware," from conscire (see conscience); probably a loan-translation of Greek syneidos. A word adopted from the Latin poets and much mocked at first. Sense of "active and awake" is from 1837.

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