Meaning of CONSCIOUSNESS in English

CONSCIOUSNESS

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

class consciousness (= being aware of what class people belong to )

There is a high level of class consciousness among the workers.

class consciousness

consciousness raising

drifted in and out of consciousness

He drifted in and out of consciousness .

lost consciousness

By the time the ambulance arrived, Douglas had lost consciousness .

recovered consciousness

It was some hours before she recovered consciousness .

regain consciousness (= be able to see, move, and understand what is happening around you again )

He died three days later without regaining consciousness.

stream of consciousness

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

collective

But, since the heyday of the missionaries, the collective consciousness has nevertheless undergone a sea-change.

If the nub of the nation lies in collective sentiment the obvious question is how does this collective consciousness arise?

false

And it is unclear how certain individuals, namely Marxists, transcend false consciousness .

They also encourage the development of false class consciousness .

For Marx and Engels the working class had nothing to lose but their chains of false consciousness .

In short, their transgression was motivated by false consciousness .

For them, too, it is simply ideology and false consciousness .

In antiracist analyses the irrationality of popular or working-class racism is conceptualized primarily as a form of false consciousness .

Both the bourgeois ideology and the proletarian false consciousness are products of particular social relations present in capitalism.

full

And then a great wave breaks over me and I emerge into full consciousness .

Visions or nightmares for others, but for him daylight events, in full consciousness .

She then returns to full consciousness with her past subtly changed.

With the coming of full consciousness among these and related currents, Trotskyism will become a powerful current.

The brain drifts back to full consciousness now that there is a vague hint of light spreading across the eastern sky.

Departure from this norm must be weighed with full consciousness of the heavy risks involved. 4.

Because there is no escaping the fact that we have, with full consciousness , terminated life.

Later that evening, when I was almost asleep, the sound of a crowd brought me back to full consciousness .

high

The higher states of consciousness can not be attained by will-power and application, any more than any other talent.

It marks the end of everything even remotely associated with higher consciousness .

We can aspire to a higher consciousness .

This requires the highest possible consciousness , and therefore complete honesty and integrity, no matter how bitter the immediate consequences.

Inner journeys also provide one way of accessing our higher consciousness , and our unseen friends.

Casting themselves into chaos, hoping to adhere to higher consciousness , to be washed up on the shores of truth.

The lights one sees in yogic concentration are the lights of various powers or forces of the higher consciousness ....

human

The flow of everyday life provides a context in which individual human consciousness usually operates.

It has no other being except that which is bestowed upon it by human activity and consciousness .

Hegel detected this dialectical progression in the progress of human consciousness and intellectual - emotional growth.

I picture the evolution of human consciousness in the shape of an hourglass.

Marx none the less believed that an external reality did exist, and that human consciousness could understand it.

But one thing it represents far me is this: the eternal conflict between the analytical and creative aspects of human consciousness .

That obviously does not extend to the levels of awareness which human consciousness exhibits, but where do you draw the line?

What happens, then, if we substitute the cat with an ape-man, just at the dawn of human consciousness ?

individual

The flow of everyday life provides a context in which individual human consciousness usually operates.

Psychology takes subjectivity, unique individual consciousness , as its object.

This process constitutes an objective social reality for individual consciousness .

Many later novelists have benefited from this store, and from other forms of modernist facility in rendering individual consciousness .

We are the product of our thoughts and Mind; our individual expression of consciousness .

lost

Amal lost consciousness after the third boy raped her.

When we called, he replied, although he soon must have lost consciousness .

Spike closed his eye and again lost consciousness .

Falling down the steps, the poor woman banged her head against the side wall of the shelter and lost consciousness .

modern

There are two eighteenth centuries vivid to the modern literary consciousness .

She is a modern woman, with a modern consciousness .

national

It grows in particular communities and in the difficult-to-define territory of the national consciousness .

What sounded at the time like the ultimate novelty music has somehow become part of the national consciousness .

Sukarno began to tour Java, addressing massive crowds on the theme of the awakening of national consciousness .

This public appeal by the President did much to awaken a spirit of national consciousness in the PeoPle.

As a result, for the first time, national politics and consciousness are penetrating into virtually every Andean valley and hamlet.

Finally, war served to bring all members of a society, soldier and civilian, under the umbrella of national consciousness .

Mounting social tension was accompanied by the swift development of national consciousness among the Empire's ethnic minorities.

political

The economically less powerful sections of the middle classes were growing fast both in numbers and in political consciousness .

It is time, it seems, to bring the investment aspects of family decision making into our economic and political consciousness .

Yet deprivation alone does not explain the militancy and relatively strong political consciousness of the factory proletariat.

Moreover, outside Moscow and St Petersburg political consciousness among landowners remained weak.

The overall tone of noble criticism remained moderate, yet political consciousness had taken a momentous leap since Nicholas's death.

popular

Indeed, it reinforces the statusquo, closes off discussion and analysis, and restricts rather than expands popular consciousness .

He formulated the notion to elucidate the particular problem of how scientific ideas become represented in popular consciousness .

practical

In due course, when the transition is successfully achieved, these new ways return to the level of practical consciousness .

They colour everyday life, in terms of both verbal and practical consciousness .

Successful practice requires a thorough understanding of how a shift from practical to verbal consciousness occurs and may be facilitated.

Fourthly, in some cases elders may be assessed as having little practical consciousness .

The concept of practical consciousness is especially helpful in accommodating this commonplace fact.

But practical consciousness can be converted into verbal consciousness in many instances.

A good deal of this security is located in the routines making up practical consciousness - predictability reduces anxiety.

public

Leary belonged to that second string of artists, very good but never thrust into the public consciousness .

The bike coalition is also seeking to raise the public consciousness about the benefits of biking.

As a result this very large pay-out to 1.4m families has made scant impact on public consciousness .

The Olympian deities themselves no longer dominated public consciousness as they had done for centuries past.

Inevitably, in time, some of the progressive ideas being put forward seeped into public consciousness .

It emerged in public consciousness as a reaction to Charles Darwin and the evolution controversy.

The United States' economic success during the 90s embedded this idea in the public consciousness .

The Women's Liberation or Feminist Movement was influential in bringing women's issues into public consciousness .

regained

He slowly regained consciousness to find himself on the floor of Ixora's bedroom, fully dressed.

Mr Hutchinson stayed at his son's bedside throughout Sunday but Gary never regained consciousness .

social

It will be a world in which individuality is better respected and social consciousness is more mature.

New forces have emerged this last war and the awakening of social consciousness .

No amount of censorship could hold back the rise of a new social consciousness bursting to find expression.

Because of the stress on argumentation, the rhetorical approach warns against assuming the internal consistency of social consciousness or social representations.

Occupation always defined class and class defined social consciousness and status.

verbal

Any breakdown in routine commonly demands a shift into verbal consciousness while new ways of behaving are learned.

They colour everyday life, in terms of both verbal and practical consciousness .

Successful practice requires a thorough understanding of how a shift from practical to verbal consciousness occurs and may be facilitated.

The first is discursive or verbal consciousness .

Strongly held desires are likely to belong to the level of verbal consciousness .

This aspect of assessment is essential because a person's verbal consciousness is critical for making sense of the world.

All this is commonly done without any demonstration of verbal consciousness or deliberate reflection.

But practical consciousness can be converted into verbal consciousness in many instances.

■ NOUN

class

At this stage its members have class consciousness and class solidarity.

There is no trace of conceit, arrogance or class consciousness about her.

There has, therefore, been little chance in the past for a political growth of class consciousness among subordinate groups.

This separate class consciousness he endeavored to dispel.

They also encourage the development of false class consciousness .

This pattern is confirmed by analyses of the process underlying the development of class consciousness among workers.

Low levels of class consciousness are exacerbated by clientelism, which links the peasant through personal relationships to some one in another class.

Union commitment grew, in some cases, from pre-existing class consciousness .

self

To do it requires a Jack of self consciousness , and a trust of your own words.

■ VERB

alter

Sleep-deprived viewers in altered states of consciousness can marvel at the jaw-dropping splendor of animated Cecil B.. DeMille shots.

For thousands of years, some cultures have used plants and herbs believed to have healing properties or to alter consciousness .

Experiences of dramatically altered consciousness can be traumatic.

Substances that alter consciousness are found in use among probably all the people of the world.

bring

We take time to ponder and bring to consciousness whatever is evoked.

Actual meaning is thus that part of the potential meaning which is brought to consciousness by a particular experience to be expressed.

It helps to bring them into consciousness and accept them.

Hurrying back to the town, they applied restoratives and brought her back to consciousness .

What events and experiences bring women to a consciousness of these disadvantages?

develop

The question then arises, how did these activists develop such a consciousness as waged workers and trade unionists?

Being conscious is how to bake the bread and baking can help develop consciousness .

Any apparent fragmentation is a ruling class stratagem designed to divide exploited classes which develop revolutionary or reformist consciousness .

Hoyle suggested that a cloud of interstellar gas could develop a consciousness .

enter

And that hostility entered their historic consciousness .

Unless I am alert and purposefully listening for them, they do not enter my consciousness .

lose

He heard the clean crack of a leg bone but did not lose consciousness .

What is the last recollection before losing consciousness and the first thing recalled after regaining awareness?

He then grabs his throat with both hands, as if suddenly choking, closes his eyes and pretends to lose consciousness .

If you lose consciousness , even for a second, then you have suffered brain damage and must withdraw from further competition.

I slice a piece out of my finger, see the blood pour out, and lose consciousness .

Any sailor would tell you a swift inrush of water to the mouth and nose makes you speedily lose consciousness .

Part of his strength was in never losing consciousness for the whole affair, his good eye seeming never to close.

raise

She'd sit round trying to raise his consciousness .

It raised consciousness about historic preservation, and led to the formation of the numerous historic districts that today ring the downtown.

They aimed to raise people's consciousness of their position in society.

The bike coalition is also seeking to raise the public consciousness about the benefits of biking.

Furthermore women are now sought after by the unions which are themselves trying to raise women's consciousness .

It can raise consciousness of the whole process of continuing self-appraisal.

Perhaps we have Pat Buchanan to thank for at least some of this raising of consciousness .

recover

I recover consciousness , not knowing where I am.

regain

Officers tried to resuscitate him but he did not regain consciousness .

He regained consciousness and crawled back to the house to be taken care of by his young wife.

Mrs Fanshawe had regained consciousness in Stowerton Royal Infirmary after her six-week-long coma.

She regained consciousness in a corner of the wall; people were talking, including, it seemed to her Deputy Yang.

Two and a half weeks after the accident, he began to regain consciousness .

But when the man finally regains consciousness and staggers to a mirror, even he is unsure of who he is.

He had regained consciousness , but was drowsy and uncomfortable.

In many instances, the person with a major seizure will be confused after regaining consciousness .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The death of President Kennedy almost 40 years ago still lives in the national consciousness .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And the extent of these associative and other processes increases as we ascend the scale of consciousness .

Compared to the rest of the universe, intelligence and consciousness and life are stable instabilities.

He then grabs his throat with both hands, as if suddenly choking, closes his eyes and pretends to lose consciousness .

Her legs were almost too shaky to hold her up and she felt consciousness closing down.

I slice a piece out of my finger, see the blood pour out, and lose consciousness .

If you lose consciousness , even for a second, then you have suffered brain damage and must withdraw from further competition.

My consciousness was raised, my knuckles were rapped and I no longer write or think that way.

The whole problem is consciousness , organization and leadership.

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