Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun unconscious

1 sense of unconscious

Sense 1
unconscious mind, unconscious -- (that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware)
       => mind, head, brain, psyche, nous -- (that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head")

Antonyms of adj unconscious

3 senses of unconscious

Sense 1
unconscious (vs. conscious) -- (not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor")

conscious (vs. unconscious) -- (knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts; "remained conscious during the operation"; "conscious of his faults"; "became conscious that he was being followed")
        => self-conscious, self-aware -- (aware of yourself as an individual or of your own being and actions and thoughts; "self-conscious awareness"; "self-conscious about their roles as guardians of the social values"- D.M.Potter)
        => semiconscious -- (partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations)
        => sentient -- (consciously perceiving; "sentient of the intolerable load"; "a boy so sentient of his surroundings"- W.A.White)

Sense 2
unconscious -- (without conscious volition)

INDIRECT (VIA involuntary) -> voluntary -- (of your own free will or design; done by choice; not forced or compelled; "man is a voluntary agent"; "participation was voluntary"; "voluntary manslaughter"; "voluntary generosity in times of disaster"; "voluntary social workers"; "a voluntary confession")

Sense 3
unconscious (predicate) -- ((followed by `of') not knowing or perceiving; "happily unconscious of the new calamity at home"- Charles Dickens)

INDIRECT (VIA unaware) -> aware, cognizant, cognisant -- ((sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit")

Similarity of adj unconscious

3 senses of unconscious

Sense 1
unconscious (vs. conscious) -- (not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor")
       => cold -- (unconscious from a blow or shock or intoxication; "the boxer was out cold"; "pass out cold")
       => comatose -- (in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness; unable to respond to external stimuli; "a comatose patient")
       => innocent -- ((used of things) lacking sense or awareness; "fine innocent weather")
       => insensible, senseless -- (unresponsive to stimulation; "he lay insensible where he had fallen"; "drugged and senseless")
       => knocked out (predicate), kayoed, KO'd, out (predicate), stunned -- (knocked unconscious by a heavy blow)
       => nonconscious -- (concerning mental functioning that is not represented in consciousness; "nonconscious psychic processes")
       => semicomatose -- (in a state of partial coma)
       => subconscious -- (just below the level of consciousness)
          Also See-> asleep#1; insensible#1; involuntary#1, nonvoluntary#1, unvoluntary#1; unaware#1, incognizant#1

Sense 2
unconscious -- (without conscious volition)
       => involuntary (vs. voluntary), nonvoluntary, unvoluntary -- (not subject to the control of the will; "involuntary manslaughter"; "involuntary servitude"; "an involuntary shudder"; "It (becoming a hero) was involuntary. They sank my boat"- John F.Kennedy)

Sense 3
unconscious (predicate) -- ((followed by `of') not knowing or perceiving; "happily unconscious of the new calamity at home"- Charles Dickens)
       => unaware (vs. aware), incognizant -- ((often followed by `of') not aware; "seemed unaware of the scrutiny"; "unaware of the danger they were in"; "unaware of the newborn hope"; "the most unaware person I've known")

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