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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
References in classic literature ?
He came home with his manners a good deal improved; he had lost his surliness and brusqueness, and was rather pleasantly soft and smooth, now; he was furtively, and sometimes openly, ironical of speech, and given to gently touching people on the raw, but he did it with a good-natured semiconscious air that carried it off safely, and kept him from getting into trouble.
He no longer observed, no longer thought, and was but semiconscious.
Dyck remembers hearing that disturbing news while in a semiconscious state at the hospital.
Dublin City Coroner's Court heard his wife, Noleen Coakley Hutch, returned to her home on February 21 to find her husband lying semiconscious and blood in the sitting room.
Firefighters found a 6-year-old boy semiconscious on a couch in the living room, where the smoke was the heaviest, and the rest of the family in a bedroom.
The waiter is believed to have attacked her as she lay semiconscious on the floor.
Possible suspension: One player the Kings probably won't have for a while is enforcer Matt Johnson, whose blind-side hit knocked Jeff Beukeboom semiconscious late in Thursday night's 5-1 loss to the New York Rangers.
And after that there will be the endless rounds of cups of tea and ham sandwiches to be made while the rest of the family lay semiconscious in front of Happy Feet.
Frederic Mailliez, the French doctor who treated the princess immediately after the crash in the Pont de l'Alma tunnel, has said that Diana, 36, was semiconscious and muttering but did not say ``anything precise.
The girl was reportedly taken away by unidentified people on Friday morning when she was accompanying her sister during a vaccination campaign and was later found semiconscious at a local cemetery.
The second woman was 19 in 2014 when she claims the aide and two friends sexually assaulted her in a hotel while she was semiconscious - leaving her suicidal.
Sources said the front seat passenger, a 25-year old woman, was semiconscious at the scene.

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