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Origin of unconscious
Examples from the Web for unconscious
One of the mobs caught Dr. Saptal Singh, beat him unconscious—and presuming him dead—threw his body off a train.
“The punches and kicks eventually knocked me unconscious and left me completely unresponsive,” Singh explained.
“It was unconscious in the beginning, finding certain things that nobody else had them,” she says.
The occupants, unconscious, were buried alive and in total darkness.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What the report fails to note is that Rice knocked Ms. Palmer unconscious, as a subsequently released video attests.Hey NFL Fans: Ray Rice Isn’t the Problem. You Are.|Steve Almond|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Gratz hurried on, explained the unconscious visits of his astounded hearer to the cellar, and all that followed.The Flaw in the Sapphire|Charles M. Snyder
An unconscious bond of sympathy had arisen between the new master and his pupils.A Dog with a Bad Name|Talbot Baines Reed
In the meantime those in the carriage had driven along the country road until they came upon the unconscious form of Andy.The Mystery at Putnam Hall|Arthur M. Winfield
"It certainly is," said Lucy, unconscious to all else but the spirit of the Elder's words.Story of Chester Lawrence|Nephi Anderson
But the true meaning, as so often happens, lived on, when men spoke with unconscious correctness of S. Olds.Oxford and its Story|Cecil Headlam
1712, "unaware, not marked by conscious thought," from un- (1) "not" + conscious. Meaning "temporarily insensible, knocked out" is recorded from 1860. In psychology, the noun the unconscious (1884) is a loan-translation of German das Unbewusste. The adjective in this sense is recorded from 1912.
The part of the psyche lying far below consciousness and not easily raised into consciousness. In Freudian psychology, the unconscious cannot be directly observed with the conscious mind, but it has its own processes and deeply affects conscious thought.