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un·con·scious

unconscious

 
 
pronunciation:
uhn kan shs
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not conscious or aware.
Unconscious of what lay ahead, they set off on their journey.
synonyms:
unaware
antonyms:
aware, conscious
similar words:
ignorant, insensitive
definition 2: having temporary loss of being conscious.
The victim of the car accident was unconscious for a few hours.
definition 3: done without being aware or in control of what one is doing.
It was an unconscious mistake.
synonyms:
instinctive, involuntary
antonyms:
conscious, voluntary
similar words:
automatic
derivations: unconsciously (adv.), unconsciousness (n.)
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