Meaning – being aware of and responding to your surroundings.
Example of using it in a sentence "Although he was in pain, he was conscious.”
Synonyms: aware, awake, compos mentis, alter, responsive, sentient.
Meaning – having knowledge of something.
Example of using it in a sentence "Nicola is conscious of the extent of the problem.”
Spelling Tip – Conscious is sometimes confused with conscientious
The word has a silent c tuck it in with the ‘sc’ and remember to add the ious ending.
con + sc + ious
Use the word as many times throughout the week as you can. This can be verbally, in your written work or listen out for other people using it.