Definition of 'unconscious'
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Other explanations could include conscious or unconscious discrimination or more subtle employment processes that led to cultural matching in the workplace. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We will go on learning about ourselves and about our conscious and unconscious minds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a language of the collective unconscious. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)The unconscious mind is your larger mind. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The dramatic chase leaves one person unconscious. The Sun (2011)We all have implicit or unconscious biases that impact our behavior. Christianity Today (2000)He was unconscious by the time he was hauled back. The Sun (2011)The resulting pamphlet is quite unconscious of its own courage. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)Recent work has confirmed this unconscious awareness. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)Police who spotted their torch found one unconscious. The Sun (2007)School leaders also have a responsibility to tackle unconscious bias where it creeps in. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He was unconscious by the time he reached the surface and was declared dead by paramedics. The Sun (2013)They chatted for ten minutes before he is next seen picking up her limp and apparently unconscious body. The Sun (2015)Your unconscious mind will come up with new ways of looking at things and answers to your problems. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If we set our intention, often our unconscious mind will follow. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You shouldn't mess with the collective unconscious of the nation like that. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But he was then pictured apparently drunk and unconscious while on holiday in Tenerife last summer. The Sun (2015)It is often unconscious but no less damaging for that,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One of the crew said: 'She was missing overnight and was unconscious for quite a while. The Sun (2010)Half paralysed and often unconscious, she was returned to Mombasa and put on a ship for home. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)Politicians and commentators have an unconscious need to persuade themselves - and a conscious need to persuade their audience - that this crash was avoidable. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: unconscious /ʌnˈkɒnʃəs/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is unconscious is in a state similar to sleep, as a result of a shock, accident, or injury.
By the time ambulancemen arrived, he was unconscious.
- American English: unconscious
- Arabic: غَيْرُ وَاعٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inconsciente
- Chinese: 不省人事的
- Croatian: bez svijesti
- Czech: v bezvědomí
- Danish: ubevidst
- Dutch: buiten bewustzijn
- European Spanish: inconsciente
- Finnish: tiedoton
- French: inconscient
- German: bewusstlos
- Greek: λιπόθυμος
- Italian: privo di sensi
- Japanese: 意識を失った
- Korean: 무의식의
- Norwegian: bevisstløs
- Polish: nieświadomy
- European Portuguese: inconsciente
- Romanian: inconștient
- Russian: бессознательный
- Spanish: inconsciente
- Swedish: omedveten
- Thai: ไม่รู้สึกตัว
- Turkish: bilinçsiz
- Ukrainian: непритомний
- Vietnamese: bất tỉnh
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