Unconscious-ly
Unconscious Un*con"scious, a. 1. Not conscious; having no consciousness or power of mental perception; without cerebral appreciation; hence, not knowing or regarding; ignorant; as, an unconscious man. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. Not known or apprehended by consciousness; as, an unconscious cerebration. ``Unconscious causes.'' --Blackmore. [1913 Webster]

3. Having no knowledge by experience; -- followed by of; as, a mule unconscious of the yoke. --Pope. [1913 Webster] -- {Un*con"scious-ly}, adv. -- {Un*con"scious*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • con´scious|ly — con|scious «KON shuhs», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. knowing; having experience; aware: »He was conscious of a sharp pain. 2. able to feel; awake: »About five minutes after fainting I became conscious again. 3. known to oneself; felt: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • veg´e|ta´tive|ly — veg|e|ta|tive «VEHJ uh TAY tihv», adjective. 1. growing as plants do: »a weed so vegetative as to infest the whole land. 2. of plants or plant life: »a vegetative season. 3. Botany. concerned with growth and development rather than reproduction.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • an´a|gog´i|cal|ly — an|a|gog|ic «AN uh GOJ ihk», adjective. 1. having to do with anagoge; spiritual; mystical. 2. Psychoanalysis. of or having to do with unconscious striving toward morally uplifting ideals. –an´a|gog´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • bas´al|ly — bas|al «BAY suhl», adjective. 1. fundamental; basic: »Young children learn to read from basal readers. 2. of the base; at the base; forming the base: »a skyscraper built on basal rock. 3. Physiology. a) of or designating the minimum level at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • com´a|tose´ly — com|a|tose «KOM uh tohs, KOH muh », adjective. 1. in a stupor or coma; unconscious. 2. of or having to do with a coma; like a coma or stupor. 3. drowsy; lethargic. ╂[< Greek kôma, atos deep sleep + English ose] –com …   Useful english dictionary

  • in|ac´tive|ly — in|ac|tive «ihn AK tihv», adjective. 1. not active: »Wall Street is sometimes inactive. There is also a listing of 2,000 inactive and defunct companies (New York Times). 2. idle; slow; sluggish: »Bears are inactive during the winter. Inactive… …   Useful english dictionary

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