semiconscious

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adjective semi·con·scious \-ˈkän(t)-shəs\

Definition of semiconscious

  1. :  incompletely conscious :  imperfectly aware or responsive

semiconsciousness

noun

Examples of semiconscious in a sentence

  1. The victim was semiconscious and could barely talk.

1839

First Known Use of semiconscious

1839


SEMICONSCIOUS Defined for English Language Learners

semiconscious

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adjective semi·con·scious \-ˈkän(t)-shəs\

Definition of semiconscious for English Language Learners

  • : partially conscious : only somewhat awake and able to understand what is happening around you


Medical Dictionary

semiconscious

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adjective semi·con·scious \-ˈkän-chəs\

Medical Definition of semiconscious

  1. :  incompletely conscious :  imperfectly aware or responsive

semiconsciousness

noun

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