- Conscious Con"scious, a. [L. conscius; con- + scire to know.
1. Possessing the faculty of knowing one's own thoughts or
Some are thinking or conscious beings, or have a power of thought. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]
The man who breathes most healthilly is least conscious of his own breathing. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]
3. Made the object of consciousness; known to one's self; as, conscious guilt. [1913 Webster]
With conscious terrors vex me round. --Milton.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.