Consciousness vs. Conciousness


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The state of being conscious or aware; awareness.


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The state of being conscious; knowledge of one's own existence, condition, sensations, mental operations, acts, etc.

‘Consciousness is thus, on the one hand, the recognition by the mind or "ego" of its acts and affections; - in other words, the self-affirmation that certain modifications are known by me, and that these modifications are mine.’;


Immediate knowledge or perception of the presence of any object, state, or sensation. See the Note under Attention.

‘Annihilate the consciousness of the object, you annihilate the consciousness of the operation.’; ‘And, when the steamWhich overflowed the soul had passed away,A consciousness remained that it had left. . . . images and precious thoughtsThat shall not die, and can not be destroyed.’; ‘The consciousness of wrong brought with it the consciousness of weakness.’;


Feeling, persuasion, or expectation; esp., inward sense of guilt or innocence.

‘An honest mind is not in the power of a dishonest: to break its peace there must be some guilt or consciousness.’;


an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation;

‘he lost consciousness’;


having knowledge of;

‘he had no awareness of his mistakes’; ‘his sudden consciousness of the problem he faced’; ‘their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive’;


the state of being aware of and responsive to one's surroundings

‘she failed to regain consciousness and died two days later’;


a person's awareness or perception of something

‘her acute consciousness of Luke's presence’;


the fact of awareness by the mind of itself and the world

‘consciousness emerges from the operations of the brain’;


Consciousness, at its simplest, is sentience or awareness of internal and external existence. Despite millennia of analyses, definitions, explanations and debates by philosophers and scientists, consciousness remains puzzling and controversial, being .

‘at once the most familiar and [also the] most mysterious aspect of our lives’;

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