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un·con·scious

 (ŭn-kŏn′shəs)
adj.
1. Lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception; not conscious.
2. Temporarily lacking consciousness.
3. Occurring in the absence of conscious awareness or thought: unconscious resentment; unconscious fears.
4. Without conscious control; involuntary or unintended: an unconscious mannerism.
n.
The division of the mind in psychoanalytic theory containing elements of psychic makeup, such as memories or repressed desires, that are not subject to conscious perception or control but that often affect conscious thoughts and behavior.

un·con′scious·ly adv.
un·con′scious·ness n.

unconscious

(ʌnˈkɒnʃəs)
adj
1. (Medicine) lacking normal sensory awareness of the environment; insensible
2. not aware of one's actions, behaviour, etc: unconscious of his bad manners.
3. characterized by lack of awareness or intention: an unconscious blunder.
4. (Psychoanalysis) coming from or produced by the unconscious: unconscious resentment.
n
(Psychoanalysis) psychoanal the part of the mind containing instincts, impulses, images, and ideas that are not available for direct examination. See also collective unconscious Compare subconscious, preconscious
unˈconsciously adv

un•con•scious

(ʌnˈkɒn ʃəs)

adj.
1. not conscious; without awareness, sensation, or cognition.
2. temporarily devoid of consciousness.
3. not perceived at the level of awareness: an unconscious impulse.
4. done unintentionally: an unconscious slight.
5. without mental faculties: the unconscious stones.
n.
6. the unconscious, Psychoanal. the part of the psyche that is rarely accessible to awareness but that has a pronounced influence on behavior.
[1705–15]
un•con′scious•ly, adv.
un•con′scious•ness, n.

subconscious

unconscious
1. used as a noun

Your subconscious is the part of your mind that can influence you or affect your behaviour without your being aware of it.

The memory of it all was locked deep in my subconscious.
2. used as an adjective

You can also use subconscious as an adjective in front of a noun.

The subconscious mind forgets nothing.
He was urged on by some subconscious desire to punish himself.
3. 'unconscious'

You do not say that a person is 'subconscious'. If someone is not conscious, you say that they are unconscious.

The blow knocked him unconscious.

unconscious

This part of the mind is cut off from consciousness and is believed to be the seat of repressed emotions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unconscious - that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unawareunconscious - that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
mind, psyche, nous, brain, head - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
superego - (psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
id - (psychoanalysis) primitive instincts and energies underlying all psychic activity
Adj.1.unconscious - not consciousunconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"
asleep - in a state of sleep; "were all asleep when the phone rang"; "fell asleep at the wheel"
incognizant, unaware - (often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known"
insensible - incapable of physical sensation; "insensible to pain"; "insensible earth"
involuntary, nonvoluntary, unvoluntary - not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy
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"
2.unconscious - without conscious volitionunconscious - without conscious volition    
involuntary, nonvoluntary, unvoluntary - not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy
3.unconscious - (followed by `of') not knowing or perceivingunconscious - (followed by `of') not knowing or perceiving; "happily unconscious of the new calamity at home"- Charles Dickens
incognizant, unaware - (often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known"

unconscious

adjective
1. senseless, knocked out, out cold (informal), out, stunned, numb, dazed, blacked out (informal), in a coma, comatose, stupefied, asleep, out for the count (informal), insensible, dead to the world (informal) By the time ambulancemen arrived he was unconscious.
senseless conscious, awake, sensible
2. unaware, ignorant, oblivious, unsuspecting, lost to, blind to, in ignorance, unknowing Mr Battersby was apparently quite unconscious of their presence.
unaware aware, conscious, alert, sensible
3. unintentional, unwitting, unintended, inadvertent, accidental, unpremeditated 'You're well out of it,' he said with unconscious brutality.
unintentional planned, conscious, deliberate, intentional, studied, calculated, wilful
4. subconscious, automatic, suppressed, repressed, inherent, reflex, instinctive, innate, involuntary, latent, subliminal, unrealized, gut (informal) an unconscious desire expressed solely during sleep
the unconscious subconscious mind, self, ego, psyche, id, subconscious, unconscious mind, superego, inner self, inner man or woman Freud examined the content of the unconscious.
Quotations
"The images of the unconscious place a great responsibility upon a man. Failure to understand them, or a shirking of ethical responsibility, deprives him of his wholeness and imposes a painful fragmentariness on his life" [Carl Jung Memories, Dreams, Reflections]

unconscious

adjective
Translations
عَقْل اللأوعي، اللاشُعورغَيْر مَقْصودغَيْرُ وَاعٍغَيْر واعٍفاقِد الشُّعور، مُغْمى عَلَيْه
v bezvědomínetušícíneúmyslnýnevědomí
ubevidstunderbevidstheduvidende ombevidstløs
tiedoton
bez svijesti
akaratlannem tudatos
dulvitund, undirmeîvitundmeîvitundarlausómeîvitaîur, óviljandióvitandi
意識を失った
무의식의
sąmonės nebuvimas
bez samaņasneapzinātsnesaprotošsnezinošszemapziņa
nezavedennezavesten
omedveten
ไม่รู้สึกตัว
baygınbayılmışbilinç altıbilinçsizfarkında değil
bất tỉnh

unconscious

[ʌnˈkɒnʃəs]
A. ADJ
1. (Med) → sin sentido, inconsciente
to be unconsciousestar sin sentido or inconsciente
to be unconscious for three hourspasar tres horas sin sentido
to become unconsciousperder el sentido or conocimiento, desmayarse
to fall unconsciouscaer sin sentido
they found him unconsciouslo encontraron inconsciente
2. (= unaware) → inconsciente, insensible
to be unconscious of sthno ser consciente de algo
he remained blissfully unconscious of the dangercontinuó tan tranquilo, sin darse cuenta del peligro
3. (= unintentional) → inconsciente
B. N the unconscious (Psych) → el inconsciente

unconscious

[ˌʌnˈkɒnʃəs]
adj
(= having lost consciousness) → inconscient(e)
to knock sb unconscious → assommer qn
to beat sb unconscious → assommer qn de coups
(= unaware) → inconscient(e)
to be unconscious of sth → être inconscient(e) de qch
(= not deliberate) [desires, feelings, impulse, envy, hatred] → inconscient(e); [humour] → involontaire
n
the unconscious → l'inconscient m

unconscious

adj
(Med) → bewusstlos; to fall unconsciousbewusstlos zu Boden fallen; the blow knocked him unconsciousdurch den Schlag wurde er bewusstlos; to become unconsciousdas Bewusstsein verlieren, bewusstlos werden; to beat somebody unconsciousjdn bewusstlos schlagen
pred (= unaware) to be unconscious of somethingsich (dat)einer Sache (gen)nicht bewusst sein; I was unconscious of the fact that …ich war mir or es war mir nicht bewusst, dass …
(= unintentional) insult, allusion etcunbewusst, unbeabsichtigt; blunderungewollt, unbeabsichtigt; humourunfreiwillig; she was the unconscious cause of his unhappinessohne es zu wissen, wurde sie zur Ursache seines Unglücks; he was the unconscious tool of …er wurde unwissentlich zum Werkzeug (+gen)
(Psych) → unbewusst; the unconscious minddas Unbewusste; at or on an unconscious levelauf der Ebene des Unbewussten
n (Psych) the unconsciousdas Unbewusste; he probed his unconsciouser erforschte das Unbewusste in sich (dat)

unconscious

[ʌnˈkɒnʃəs]
1. adj
a. (Med) → privo/a di sensi, svenuto/a
to fall unconscious → svenire, cadere (a terra) privo/a di sensi
to knock sb unconscious → far perdere i sensi a qn con un colpo
b. (unaware) unconscious (of)inconsapevole (di), ignaro/a (di)
c. (unintentional, action, desire) → inconscio/a
2. n (Psych) the unconsciousl'inconscio

unconscious

(anˈkonʃəs) adjective
1. senseless or stunned, eg because of an accident. She was unconscious for three days after the crash.
2. not aware. He was unconscious of having said anything rude.
3. unintentional. Her prejudice is quite unconscious.
noun
the deepest level of the mind, the processes of which are revealed only through eg psychoanalysis. the secrets of the unconscious.
unˈconsciously adverb
unintentionally, or without being aware. She unconsciously addressed me by the wrong name.
unˈconsciousness noun

unconscious

غَيْرُ وَاعٍ v bezvědomí ubevidst bewusstlos λιπόθυμος inconsciente tiedoton inconscient bez svijesti privo di sensi 意識を失った 무의식의 buiten bewustzijn bevisstløs nieświadomy inconsciente бессознательный omedveten ไม่รู้สึกตัว bilinçsiz bất tỉnh 不省人事的

un·con·scious

a. inconsciente.
1. que ha perdido el conocimiento;
2. que no responde a estímulos sensoriales.

unconscious

adj inconsciente; unconscious patient..paciente inconsciente... unconscious thoughts..pensamientos inconscientes; n (fam, unconscious mind) mente f inconsciente, inconsciente m (fam)
References in classic literature ?
It is matter of common observation that "so-and-so does not know his own motives," or that "A is envious of B and malicious about him, but quite unconscious of being so.
Up this road from the precincts of the city two persons were walking rapidly, as if unconscious of the trying ascent--unconscious through preoccupation and not through buoyancy.
She sits, as I am informed, perfectly silent, and perfectly unconscious of what goes on about her, for hours together, with a letter in her hand which she will allow nobody to take from her.
They groped their way towards the unconscious man, Gerald still gripping the dressing-case with both hands.
When she became unconscious they said I might go in.
Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity.
That's the reason I was born in it," observed Jo pensively, quite unconscious of the blot on her nose.
There is no steady unretracing progress in this life; we do not advance through fixed gradations, and at the last one pause: --through infancy's unconscious spell, boyhood's thoughtless faith, adolescence' doubt (the common doom), then scepticism, then disbelief, resting at last in manhood's pondering repose of If.
He walked up and down, unconscious that he was plunging ankle-deep in snow, unconscious of everything but trembling suspense about what was going on in the cottage, and the effect of each alternative on his future lot.
I felt myself over from head to foot and from head to foot I was clothed, though when I fell unconscious at the little doorway I had been naked.
The creature was Chulk, and he looked down upon the unconscious man more in curiosity than in hate.
How long he was unconscious he did not know--he was awakened by a shuffling noise quite close to him.