Definitions of consciousness

  1. having knowledge of; "he had no awareness of his mistakes"; "his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced"; "their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The state of being conscious; knowledge of one's own existence, condition, sensations, mental operations, acts, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Immediate knowledge or perception of the presence of any object, state, or sensation. See the Note under Attention. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Feeling, persuasion, or expectation; esp., inward sense of guilt or innocence. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. Sense of awareness of self and of the environment. Medical Dictionary DB
  7. The knowledge of that which passes in one's own mind. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Awareness; perception of physical facts or mental concepts; sentient knowledge of one's surroundings. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  9. The knowledge which the mind has of its own acts and feelings. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Perception of one's own mental state; knowledge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. The state of being conscious; sensation; knowledge; the power of self - knowledge. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. The faculty or state of being conscious; properly, the power which the mind has of knowing itself, its acts and affections; immediate knowledge; sense; perception; cognition. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. The knowledge of what passes in one's own mind. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. State of being conscious; totality of a person\'s thoughts& feelings, or of a class of these, as moral c.; perception (of, that). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  15. The mental state caused by obstruction to automatic activity. The function of the cerebral mechanism to use experience for purposeful activity. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  16. n. The knowledge of what passes in one’s own mind; —innate sense of guilt or innocence; —immediate knowledge. Cabinet Dictionary
  17. The perception of what passes in a man’s own mind ; internal sense of guilt, or innocence. Complete Dictionary