conscient

adj.

c.1600, "conscious," from Latin conscientem, present participle of conscire "to be conscious" (see conscience). Also with meaning "a conscious being" (c.1770).


Nearby words

  1. consarned,
  2. conscience,
  3. conscience clause,
  4. conscience money,
  5. conscience-stricken,
  6. conscientious,
  7. conscientious objection,
  8. conscientious objector,
  9. conscionable,
  10. conscious

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