At this point, Hernandez said, “The congresswoman was alert and conscious.”
In other words, take a minute to really be conscious of the emotion, instead of just letting it seep in.
I do try really to be conscious of making sure that they are fair on both sides.
Both parties are making a conscious effort to woo the powerful Latino demographic.
Did you ever make a conscious choice to stop saying “black” and start saying “African-American”?
How could I ever face those I loved, conscious of the marks of the foul lash on my back?
When conscious of this, she put a strong check upon herself.
I should not like to think that you had descended to conscious flirtation.
The boy was conscious at the last, and knew me and talked a bit.
Nevertheless the master was conscious that his own arm was scarcely as firm as his companion's.
c.1600, "knowing, privy to," from Latin conscius "knowing, aware," from conscire (see conscience); probably a loan-translation of Greek syneidos. A word adopted from the Latin poets and much mocked at first. Sense of "active and awake" is from 1837.
conscious con·scious (kŏn'shəs)
Having an awareness of one's environment and one's own existence, sensations, and thoughts.
Intentionally conceived or done; deliberate.