Definition of unconscious
- was unconscious for three days
- unconscious motivation
- unconscious matter
- an unconscious bias
He was knocked unconscious by a fall.
She was unconscious for three days after the accident.
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in the dark;
: the part of the mind that a person is not aware of but that is often a powerful force in controlling behavior
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