What is the difference between unaware and conscious?

unaware | conscious | Antonyms |

Unaware is an antonym of conscious.


As adjectives the difference between unaware and conscious

is that unaware is not aware or informed; lacking knowledge while conscious is alert, awake.

unaware

English

Adjective

(-)
  • not aware or informed; lacking knowledge
  • I'm unaware of the answer to that question.
    Luckily, she was unaware that I'd spent the last five years in prison.
  • Not noticing; paying no heed; thoughtless; inattentive.
  • (Jonathan Swift)

    Derived terms

    * unawares adverb

    conscious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Alert, awake.
  • Aware.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Here, in the transept and choir, where the service was being held, one was conscious every moment of an increasing brightness; colours glowing vividly beneath the circular chandeliers, and the rows of small lights on the choristers' desks flashed and sparkled in front of the boys' faces, deep linen collars, and red neckbands.}}
  • *
  • Once again the animals were conscious of a vague uneasiness.
  • Aware of one's own existence; aware of one's own awareness.
  • * 1999 , Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now , Hodder and Stoughton, pages 61–62:
  • The best indicator of your level of consciousness is how you deal with life's challenges when they come.  Through those challenges, an already unconscious person tends to become more deeply unconscious, and a conscious' person more intensely ' conscious .

    Antonyms

    * asleep * unaware * unconscious

    Derived terms

    * consciously * consciousness * subconscious * unconscious * preconscious * price-conscious * self-conscious