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unconsciousness

/ (ʌnˈkɒnʃəsnɪs) /
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noun

the state of being without normal sensory awareness; insensibility

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Medical definitions for unconsciousness

unconsciousness
[ ŭn-kŏnshəs-nĭs ]

n.

A state of impaired consciousness in which one shows no responsiveness to environmental stimuli but may respond to deep pain with involuntary movements.
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