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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.
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Noun1.semiconsciousness - marginal consciousness; "his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows"; "someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor"
unconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment
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It reached his ears magnified by proximity and at the same time distanced by semiconsciousness as if a plane were droning high overhead.
He also said, "Honestly, I wouldn't say I knew I had a career night until the game was over," as if there had set in a certain semiconsciousness born of boldness.
For, with the emergence of self-consciousness, the would be independent objects of "mere" consciousness have been sublated into moments of semiconsciousness and as such they have lost their Hauptmoment.
On July 2, 1826--just over a year after the university debuted--Jefferson lapsed into a state of semiconsciousness from which he would never fully recover.
Those elements, combined with the effect of having spent the entire day in the sun, make Cardias dizzy, producing a state of semiconsciousness, something like a dream.
If there was a league table of nations that think it's big and clever to get smashed to the point of semiconsciousness, this sceptred isle would top it by a mile.
In Danticat's expert depiction of semiconsciousness, Giselle dips in and out of the accident memory, finally uncovering her feelings of guilt for squabbling with Isabelle in the car.
On analysis of clinical presentation after scorpion sting, a majority of patients have pain (92.38%), tachycardia (20.95%), restlessness (15.23%), sweating (12.85%), vomiting (8.57%), hypertension (7.14%), pallor (3.80%), fever (1.90%), dyspnea (1.90%), semiconsciousness (1.42%), dehydration (0.95%), arrhythmia (0.95%), bradycardia (0.48%), hypertonic muscle (0.48%), and shock (0.48%), but none of the patients have been presented with convulsion, cyanosis, hypotension, pulmonary edema, and dilated pupils [Table 2].