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Word of the Week

Conscious (adjective)

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.

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