Conscious is being aware of the environment. In psychoanalysis, those aspects of one's psychological functioning of which the ego is aware.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Conscious
- Possessing the faculty of knowing one's own thoughts or mental operations.
- Possessing knowledge, whether by internal, conscious experience or by external observation; cognizant; aware; sensible.
- Made the object of consciousness; known to one's self; as, conscious guilt.
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