Definition for Consciousness (consciousness')

consciousness (consciousness'), n. [see conscious, adj.] (webplay: certain, countenance, essential, existence, experience, feared, knowing, knowledge, mind, myself, offense, persuasion, possess, power, thoughts).

  1. Cognizance; mental awareness; knowledge of what passes in one's one mind.
  2. Conscience; awareness of good and evil; perception of right and wrong; knowledge of guilt or innocence; internal sense of truth and error.
  3. Being; existence; life; [fig.] thought; memory.

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