unconsciousness


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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.

unconsciousness

(ʌnˈkɒnʃəsnɪs)
n
(Medicine) the state of being without normal sensory awareness; insensibility
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environmentunconsciousness - a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment
cognitive state, state of mind - the state of a person's cognitive processes
automatic pilot, autopilot - a cognitive state in which you act without self-awareness; "she went about her chores on automatic pilot"; "too much of the writing seems to have been done on automatic pilot"; "she talked and he dozed and my mind went on autopilot"
unawareness, unknowingness - unconsciousness resulting from lack of knowledge or attention
blackout - a momentary loss of consciousness
semiconsciousness, stupefaction, stupor, grogginess - 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"
coma, comatoseness - a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury
electrosleep - unconsciousness brought about by the passage of a low voltage electric current through the brain
semicoma - a mild comatose state; a coma from which the person can be roused by appropriate stimuli
insensibility - a lack of sensibility
trance - a state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing; a state resembling deep sleep
semitrance - a trancelike state in which the person can follow instructions but voluntary action is weak or absent
narcosis - unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
consciousness - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; "he lost consciousness"

unconsciousness

noun insensibility, oblivion, blackout, coma, numbness, stupor, torpor, blankness, senselessness, stupefaction, unawareness He knew that he might soon lapse into unconsciousness.

unconsciousness

noun
The condition of being uninformed or unaware:
Translations
اللأوعْي
bezvědomínevědomí
bevidstløshed
eszméletlenségtudattalanság
meîvitundarleysi
nezavest
bilinçsizlikfarkında olmayış

unconsciousness

[ʌnˈkɒnʃəsnɪs] N (Med) → inconsciencia f

unconsciousness

[ʌnˈkɒnʃəsnəs] ninconscience f
to lapse into unconsciousness → sombrer dans l'inconscience

unconsciousness

n
(Med) → Bewusstlosigkeit f
(= unawareness)mangelndes Bewusstsein
(of insult etc)Ungewolltheit f; (of humour)Unfreiwilligkeit f

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

un·con·scious·ness

n. inconsciencia, pérdida del conocimiento.
References in classic literature ?
She almost prayed for the cruel teeth that would give her unconsciousness and surcease from the agony of fear.
She was assisted, however, by that perfect indifference and apparent unconsciousness, among the only three of her own friends in the secret of the past, which seemed almost to deny any recollection of it.
There were times when he would calmly speak to his friend after a long period of unconsciousness, and would say he was better, and would ask for something.
Was there ever such unconsciousness? He did not seem to think that he at all deserved a medal from the Humane and Magnanimous Societies.
Toward the middle of the day many of the weaker commenced to succumb and within an hour the people of Barsoom were sinking by thousands into the unconsciousness which precedes death by asphyxiation.
All this, in the deeps of his unconsciousness (the shadowy western land of descending light), was the near dusk of Death down into which he slowly ebbed.
It was the very confidence that I might now defy him, as well as the positive certitude, by this time, of the child's unconsciousness, that made me go on.
He slept through a troubled and unrestful hour, then unconsciousness began to shred away, and presently he rose drowsily to a sitting posture.
He did not know how long his unconsciousness lasted.
Boythorn continues to post tremendous placards on the disputed thoroughfare and (with his bird upon his head) to hold forth vehemently against Sir Leicester in the sanctuary of his own home; similarly, also, he defies him as of old in the little church by testifying a bland unconsciousness of his existence.
Her last sleep, I won't say of innocence--that word would not render my exact meaning, because it has a special meaning of its own--but I will say: of that ignorance, or better still, of that unconsciousness of the world's ways, the unconsciousness of danger, of pain, of humiliation, of bitterness, of falsehood.
The perspiration with which he was drenched cooled him, while the sun, that burned his back, his head, and his arms, bare to the elbow, gave a vigor and dogged energy to his labor; and more and more often now came those moments of unconsciousness, when it was possible not to think what one was doing.