semiconsciousness
noun see semiconscious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • semiconsciousness — See semiconsciously. * * * …   Universalium

  • semiconsciousness — noun The state or quality of being semiconscious, neither unconscious nor fully aware …   Wiktionary

  • semiconsciousness — n. partial consciousness, state of being partially conscious …   English contemporary dictionary

  • semiconsciousness — semi·consciousness …   English syllables

  • semiconsciousness — noun marginal consciousness his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor • Syn: ↑grogginess, ↑stupor, ↑stupefaction • Derivationally related forms: ↑semiconscious, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • grogginess — noun 1. a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol • Derivationally related forms: ↑groggy • Hypernyms: ↑drunkenness, ↑inebriation, ↑inebriety, ↑intoxication, ↑tipsiness, ↑insobriety …   Useful english dictionary

  • stupefaction — noun 1. a feeling of stupefied astonishment • Derivationally related forms: ↑stupefy • Hypernyms: ↑astonishment, ↑amazement • Hyponyms: ↑daze, ↑shock, ↑stupor …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypnopompic — adjective Etymology: hypn + Greek pompē act of sending more at pomp Date: circa 1901 associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking < hypnopompic illusions > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • semi- — prefix Etymology: Middle English, from Latin; akin to Old High German sāmi half, Greek hēmi 1. a. precisely half of: (1) forming a bisection of < semidiameter > (2) being a usually vertically bisected form of (a specified architectural feature) < …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

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