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Word Example of - consciousness

    Example Sentences for consciousness

    The consciousness of recent misconduct filled her with extreme dread.

    Whatever becomes of such things, in the long intervals of consciousness?

    Riley's eyes had opened in a sudden movement of consciousness.

    The same knowledge is our refuge from our own consciousness of weakness.

    Slowly the involved sentences burned their way into his consciousness.

    But the standard applied to the defendant's consciousness is external to it.

    Gone now was the consciousness of strength, the dignity of the patrician!

    It is necessary that the field of consciousness should be not only free, but "expectant."

    Sister Agnetia's voice swam unctuously into her consciousness once more.

    Conscience is our consciousness of the ideal in conduct and character.

Word Origin & History of - consciousness

    Word Origin & History

    consciousness 1630s, "internal knowledge," from conscious -ness. Meaning "state of being aware" is from 1746.