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consciousness

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːntʃəsnəs; ˈkɒnʃəsnɪs/

Translation of consciousness in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 2 (awareness) conciencia (feminine), consciencia (feminine) his consciousness of having failed her su conciencia de haberle fallado national consciousness conciencia nacional to raise sb's consciousness concientizar* or (Spain/España) concienciar a algn
    Example sentences
    • He was taken to hospital by ambulance but never regained consciousness and died a week later.
    • Adverse events include a risk of respiratory arrest, hypotension, and impaired consciousness.
    • He began moaning and groaning once he started to regain consciousness and become aware of the pain in his head.
    Example sentences
    • In this election campaign, we aim to raise the political consciousness of masses of people.
    • It was the Populists who made a start in developing the political consciousness of ordinary people.
    • The political consciousness is not as clear and coherent as it was in the great days of radical Hollywood.

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