Definitions English

  • The state or condition of being conscious.
  • A sense of one's personal or collective identity, including the attitudes, beliefs, and sensitivities held by or considered characteristic of an individual or group: Love of freedom runs deep in the national consciousness.
  • Special awareness or sensitivity: class consciousness; race consciousness.
  • Alertness to or concern for a particular issue or situation: a movement aimed at raising the general public's consciousness of social injustice.
  • In psychoanalysis, the conscious.