♦♦♦consciousnesses1) N-COUNT: usu sing, usu poss N Your consciousness is your mind and your thoughts.
That idea has been creeping into our consciousness for some time.Syn:awareness2) N-UNCOUNT: with supp The consciousness of a group of people is their set of ideas, attitudes, and beliefs.
The Greens were the catalysts of a necessary change in the European consciousness.Syn:awareness3) N-UNCOUNT: supp N You use consciousness to refer to an interest in and knowledge of a particular subject or idea.
Her political consciousness sprang from her upbringing when her father's illness left the family short of money.Syn:awareness4) N-UNCOUNT Consciousness is the state of being awake rather than being asleep or unconscious. If someone loses consciousness, they become unconscious, and if they regain consciousness, they become conscious after being unconscious.
She banged her head and lost consciousness...
He drifted in and out of consciousness.5) → See also stream of consciousness
English dictionary. 2008.