Translation of consciousness in Spanish:

consciousness

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːntʃəsnəs; ˈkɒnʃəsnɪs/

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  • 1 1.1 (state of being awake, alert) conocimiento (m) to lose/regain consciousness perder*/recobrar el conocimiento or el sentido 1.2 (conscious mind) conciencia (f), consciencia (f)
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    • My consciousness and my sense of self do seem vital to me being who I am.
    • What we are supposing to be absent in the zombie's mind is just phenomenal consciousness.
    • If we are going to use the characteristics of our consciousness as an argument against free will, then what does that say?
  • 2 (awareness) conciencia (f), consciencia (f) his consciousness of having failed her su conciencia de haberle fallado national consciousness conciencia nacional to raise sb's consciousness concientizar* or (Esp) concienciar a algn
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    • 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.
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    • 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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