Definition of Semiconscious

1. Adjective. Partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations.

Similar to: Conscious
Derivative terms: Semiconsciousness



Definition of Semiconscious

1. a. Half conscious; imperfectly conscious.

Definition of Semiconscious

1. Adjective. Neither fully conscious nor unconscious, partially aware but confused or distracted. ¹

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Definition of Semiconscious

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Semiconscious

1. An imprecise term for a state of drowsiness and inaction, in which more than ordinary stimulation may be required to evoke a response, and the response may be delayed or incomplete. Synonym: semiconscious. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semiconscious

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semiconscious (current term)
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Literary usage of Semiconscious

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1. Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Injuries with and Without a Fracture of the by William Sharpe (1920)
"Four hours later, he was found semiconscious in his cell and was then transferred to the ... semiconscious but can be aroused easily by supraorbital ..."

2. Handbook of the Diseases of the Nervous System by James Ross (1885)
"(3) Subconscious and semiconscious Psychical Actions. ... But although the patient is only semiconscious in delirium, yet his mental experiences during that ..."

3. The Development of Religion: A Study in Anthropology and Social Psychology by Irving King (1910)
"There seems no reason why this vague notion of a force, or potency, should not be gradually extended as a sort of semiconscious' concept' to interpret all ..."

4. The Development of Religion: A Study in Anthropology and Social Psychology by Irving King (1910)
"There seems no reason why this vague notion of a force, or potency, should not be gradually extended as a sort of semiconscious' concept' to interpret all ..."

5. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"This state lasts about fifteen minutes, and is succeeded by the semiconscious condition described above. As far back as he can remember, he has noticed at ..."

6. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1922)
"The patient was semiconscious, with marked prostration and mottling of the abdomen. He became conscious and could walk on recompression, but complained of ..."

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