Semiconscious \Sem`i*con"scious\, a. Half conscious; imperfectly conscious. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster]

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  • semiconscious — also semi conscious, 1839, from SEMI (Cf. semi ) + CONSCIOUS (Cf. conscious) …   Etymology dictionary

  • semiconscious — [sem΄i kän′shəs] adj. not fully conscious or awake; half conscious semiconsciousness n …   English World dictionary

  • semiconscious — adjective Neither fully conscious nor unconscious, partially aware but confused or distracted. After being hit on the head he was only semiconscious: he could walk, but he tended to go in circles …   Wiktionary

  • semiconscious — sem|i|con|scious [ ,semi kanʃəs, ,semaı kanʃəs ] adjective someone who is semiconscious is only partly conscious ╾ sem|i|con|scious|ness noun uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • semiconscious — adjective Date: 1839 incompletely conscious ; imperfectly aware or responsive • semiconsciousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • semiconscious — semiconsciously, adv. semiconsciousness, n. /sem ee kon sheuhs, sem uy /, adj. half conscious; not fully conscious. [1830 40; SEMI + CONSCIOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • semiconscious — SYN: semicomatose. * * * semi·con·scious kän chəs adj incompletely conscious: imperfectly aware or responsive semi·con·scious·ness n …   Medical dictionary

  • semiconscious — Synonyms and related words: asleep, cataleptic, catatonic, cold, comatose, dead, doped, drugged, half conscious, narcotized, nirvanic, oblivious, out, out cold, out of it, senseless, spaced out, stoned, strung out, unconscious, zonked, zonked out …   Moby Thesaurus

  • semiconscious — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. half conscious, half awake, comatose; see asleep , dying 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • semiconscious — adj. partially conscious, not entirely conscious …   English contemporary dictionary

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