consciousness

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

con·scious·ness

noun \ˈkän-chə-snəs\

Definition of CONSCIOUSNESS

1
: the totality in psychology of sensations, perceptions, ideas, attitudes, and feelings of which an individual or a group is aware at any given time or within a given time span <altered states of consciousness, such as sleep, dreaming and hypnosis—Bob Gaines>
2
: waking life (as that to which one returns after sleep, trance, or fever) in which one's normal mental powers are present <the ether wore off and the patient regained consciousness>
3
: the upper part of mental life of which the person is aware as contrasted with unconscious processes

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