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Definition 1: that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for unconscious in the sense of this definition

(unconscious is a kind of ...) that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason

"his mind wandered" "I couldn't get his words out of my head"

(unconscious is a part of ...) (psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience

(unconscious is a part of ...) (psychoanalysis) primitive instincts and energies underlying all psychic activity

Definition 2: not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unconscious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • lay unconscious on the floor

(unconscious is similar to ...) knocked unconscious by a heavy blow

(unconscious is similar to ...) unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication

"the boxer was out cold" "pass out cold"

(unconscious is similar to ...) in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness; unable to respond to external stimuli

"a comatose patient"

(unconscious is similar to ...) (used of things) lacking sense or awareness

"fine innocent weather"

(unconscious is similar to ...) unresponsive to stimulation

"he lay insensible where he had fallen" "drugged and senseless"

(unconscious is similar to ...) just below the level of consciousness

(unconscious is similar to ...) concerning mental functioning that is not represented in consciousness

"nonconscious psychic processes"

(unconscious is similar to ...) in a state of partial coma

(means also ...) incapable of physical sensation

"insensible to pain" "insensible earth"

(means also ...) in a state of sleep

"were all asleep when the phone rang" "fell asleep at the wheel"

(means also ...) (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"

(means also ...) 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"

Definition 3: without conscious volition - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(unconscious is similar to ...) 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"

Definition 4: (followed by `of') not knowing or perceiving - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unconscious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • happily unconscious of the new calamity at home

(unconscious is similar to ...) (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"

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