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unconscious

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adjective un·con·scious \ˌən-ˈkän(t)-shəs\

Simple Definition of unconscious

  • : not awake especially because of an injury, drug, etc.

  • : not aware of something

  • : not intended or planned : not consciously done

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unconscious

  1. 1 a :  not knowing or perceiving :  not aware b :  free from self-awareness

  2. 2 a :  not possessing mind or consciousness <unconscious matter> b (1) :  not marked by conscious thought, sensation, or feeling <unconscious motivation> (2) :  of or relating to the unconscious c :  having lost consciousness <was unconscious for three days>

  3. 3 :  not consciously held or deliberately planned or carried out <an unconscious bias>

unconsciously

adverb

unconsciousness

noun

Examples of unconscious in a sentence

  1. He was knocked unconscious by a fall.

  2. She was unconscious for three days after the accident.



1712

First Known Use of unconscious

1712


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unconscious

noun un·con·scious

Simple Definition of unconscious

  • : the part of the mind that a person is not aware of but that is often a powerful force in controlling behavior

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unconscious

  1. :  the part of mental life that does not ordinarily enter the individual's awareness yet may influence behavior and perception or be revealed (as in slips of the tongue or in dreams)

Circa 1912

First Known Use of unconscious

circa 1912


UNCONSCIOUS Defined for Kids

unconscious

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adjective un·con·scious \ˌən-ˈkän-shəs\

Definition of unconscious for Students

  1. 1 :  not aware <He was unconscious of being watched.>

  2. 2 :  having lost consciousness <I was knocked unconscious by the fall.>

  3. 3 :  not intentional or planned <an unconscious error>

unconsciously

adverb <She unconsciously tightened her grip.>

unconsciousness

noun



Medical Dictionary

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unconscious

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adjective un·con·scious \ˌən-ˈkän-chəs\

Medical Definition of unconscious

  1. 1:  not marked by conscious thought, sensation, or feeling <unconscious motivation>

  2. 2:  of or relating to the unconscious

  3. 3:  having lost consciousness <was unconscious for three days>

unconsciously

adverb

unconsciousness

noun



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unconscious

noun un·con·scious

Medical Definition of unconscious

  1. :  the part of mental life that is not ordinarily integrated or available to consciousness yet may be manifested as a motive force in overt behavior (as in neurosis) and is often revealed (as through dreams, slips of the tongue, or dissociated acts)—compare subconscious





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