Con"scious (?), a. [L. conscius; con- + scire to know. See Conscience.]
Possessing the faculty of knowing one's own thoughts or mental operations.
Some are thinking or conscious beings, or have a power of thought.
Possessing knowledge, whether by internal, conscious experience or by external observation; cognizant; aware; sensible.
Her conscious heart imputed suspicion where none could have been felt.
The man who breathes most healthilly is least conscious of his own breathing.
Made the object of consciousness; known to one's self; as, conscious guilt.
With conscious terrors vex me round.
Syn. -- Aware; apprised; sensible; felt; known.
© Webster 1913.