- 1Not conscious: the boy was beaten unconsciousMore example sentences
- There was no way that he and Poe could face what came next while trying to manage and unconscious body as well.
- A few minutes later she sat beside his unconscious body on the couch, just looking at him.
- They carried two poles which they began lashing onto the reed mat beneath David's unconscious body.
- 1.1Done or existing without one realizing: he would wipe back his hair in an unconscious gesture of annoyanceMore example sentences
- The court system still seems to have an automatic and perhaps unconscious reflex to tell people the minimum necessary.
- Zander dismissed the statement with a wave of his hand, an almost unconscious gesture.
- Val went on to name the other men and Scott's hand went to his right temple in an unconscious gesture.
- 1.2 [predic.] (unconscious of) Unaware of: “What is it?” he said again, unconscious of the repetitionMore example sentences
- It is the Canadian federal government's aim - though they may be unconscious of it - to hasten the day when no tree is left to cut, and all jobs, and the communities they sustain, collapse.
- I was in Mexico a few weeks ago, blithely unconscious of the Zapatistas.
- Though unconscious of them, such memories are claimed to be significant causal factors in shaping conscious thought and behavior.
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- The part of the mind that is inaccessible to the conscious mind but that affects behavior and emotions.More example sentences
- Cognitive scientist Guy Claxton has unearthed the unconscious throughout history.
- I had stumbled upon the historical counterpart of my psychology of the unconscious.
- I believe that writer and analyst are seeking forms or elements in common which come from the unconscious.
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- Becca pouted at him, unconsciously and most likely unintentionally jabbing an elbow in his gut.
- Whether consciously or unconsciously, in incident after incident they have been giving themselves away.
- It is simply a question of a country, perhaps unconsciously, following the wrong policies.