[sem-ee-kon-shuh s, sem-ahy-]
- half-conscious; not fully conscious.
Origin of semiconscious
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Examples from the Web for semiconscious
Surveillance video shows a naked Sowell standing over the semiconscious woman.Cleveland Kidnapping, Anthony Sowell Case Linked by Indifferent Police
May 8, 2013
There was some of that semiconscious gentleness of perfect success about him.'As Gold in the Furnace'
John E. Copus
He knew no one, and did not speak, though he was semiconscious.Gunpowder Treason and Plot
He no longer observed, no longer thought, and was but semiconscious.South Sea Tales
It caught Barney like a sack of sodden rags and flung him atop the dazed and semiconscious younger man.Make Mine Homogenized
When I was summoned to see Mr. Morowitch I found him in a semiconscious state and scarcely breathing.The Silent Bullet
Arthur B. Reeve
- not fully conscious
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Word Origin and History for semiconscious
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Not completely aware of sensations; partially conscious.
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