Origin of conscious
Examples from the Web for consciously
“I want to try to live my own values as consciously and purposefully as I can,” Booker told me in a phone interview.
In retirement, Frank is consciously trying to pare down and rein in.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith have consciously uncoupled.Melanie, Leave Antonio On Your Arm: The Emotional Politics of Tattoos|Lizzie Crocker|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Also, prior to the part I had long, blonde hair, and was dressed in a consciously feminized manner.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have announced their intention to ‘consciously uncouple’—whatever that means.
You enter the mouth of a valley; the hills reach forth their arms to embrace you, and you consciously enter a new world.The Alps|Martin Conway
Hillard released the imprisoned arm, consciously chilled by the tone.The Lure of the Mask|Harold MacGrath
Political life was now to be consciously regulated by reason.
To make this distributionPg 32 consciously is hardly possible.Piano Playing|Josef Hofmann
You do not consciously direct the muscles in their contractions.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for consciously
- alert and awake; not sleeping or comatose
- aware of one's surroundings, one's own thoughts and motivations, etc
- aware of and giving value or emphasis to a particular fact or phenomenonI am conscious of your great kindness to me
- (in combination)clothes-conscious
- denoting or relating to a part of the human mind that is aware of a person's self, environment, and mental activity and that to a certain extent determines his choices of action
- (as noun)the conscious is only a small part of the mind