English noun: consciousness
|1.||consciousness (cognition) an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation|
|Samples||He lost consciousness.|
|Broader (hypernym)||cognitive state, state of mind|
|Narrower (hyponym)||aesthesia, awareness, ego, esthesia, self, sensibility, sentience, stream of consciousness, waking|
|2.||consciousness (cognition) having knowledge of|
|Samples||He had no awareness of his mistakes.|
His sudden consciousness of the problem he faced.
Their intelligence and general knowingness was impressive.
|Synonyms||awareness, cognisance, cognizance, knowingness|
|Narrower (hyponym)||feel, self-awareness, sense|
|Attribute||aware, cognisant, cognizant, incognizant, unaware|