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 (sĕm′ē-kŏn′shəs, sĕm′ī-)
Partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations.

sem′i·con′scious·ly adv.
sem′i·con′scious·ness n.


not fully conscious
ˌsemiˈconsciously adv
ˌsemiˈconsciousness n


(ˌsɛm iˈkɒn ʃəs, ˌsɛm aɪ-)

not fully conscious.
sem`i•con′scious•ly, adv.
sem`i•con′scious•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.semiconscious - partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations
conscious - knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed"


semi-conscious [ˌsɛmiˈkɒnʃəs] adjsemi-conscient(e)semi-darkness [ˌsɛmiˈdɑːrknɪs] npénombre f
The room was in semi-darkness → La pièce était plongée dans la pénombre.semi-detached [ˌsɛmidɪˈtætʃt]
adj (mainly British) [house] → jumelé(e)
nmaison f jumeléesemi-final [ˌsɛmiˈfaɪnəl] (mainly British) semifinal (mainly US) ndemi-finale f
England were beaten in the semi-finals → L'Angleterre a été battue en demi-finale.semi-finalist [ˌsɛmiˈfaɪnəlɪst] (mainly British) semifinalist (mainly US) ndemi-finaliste mf


[ˌsɛmɪˈkɒnʃəs] adjparzialmente cosciente
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