US: /ˌənˈkɑnʃəs/
UK: /ʌnkˈɒnʃəs/

English Vietnamese dictionary

unconscious /ʌn'kɔnʃəs/
  • tính từ
    • không biết; vô ý thức; không tự giác
      • to be unconscious of something: không biết chuyện gì
    • bất tỉnh, ngất đi
      • to become unconscious: ngất đi
  • danh từ
    • the unconscious tiềm thức

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 in a state like sleep because of an injury or illness, and not able to use your senses: She was knocked unconscious. + They found him lying unconscious on the floor.
2 (of feelings, thoughts, etc.) existing or happening without you realizing or being aware; not deliberate or controlled: unconscious desires / feelings / impulses + The brochure is full of unconscious humour.
3 ~ of sb/sth not aware of sb/sth; not noticing sth; not conscious
She is unconscious of the effect she has on people. + He was quite unconscious of the danger.
Antonym: CONSCIOUS+ noun
[sing.] (psychology) the part of a person's mind with thoughts, feelings, etc. that they are not aware of and cannot control but which can sometimes be understood by studying their behaviour or dreams

Thesaurus dictionary

1 insensible, out (cold), knocked out, senseless, numb, stunned, comatose, dead to the world, Colloq blacked-out:
The patient was unconscious for hours.
2 Often, unconscious of. heedless (of or to), unheeding, unheedful (of), insensitive (to), mindless, unmindful (of), reflex, automatic, involuntary, unintentional, instinctive, subliminal, unthinking, unpremeditated, subconscious, unwitting; blind (to), unaware (of), oblivious (to or of), deaf (to):
For Tim, scratching his head is an unconscious act. Tim is totally unconscious of how irritating his mannerisms are.

Collocation dictionary

1 in a state that is like sleep


appear, be, lie, look
They found her lying unconscious on the floor.
| become | remain | batter sb, beat sb, kick sb, knock sb, leave sb, render sb
He was knocked unconscious by the impact. The attack left her unconscious.


deeply | completely | almost | still 2 unconscious of sb/sth
not aware of sb/sth


appear, be, seem


quite, totally
Parents are often quite unconscious of the ways in which they influence their children.

3 done without you being aware of it


be, seem


deeply | quite, totally, wholly
These impulses are often totally unconscious.
| largely

Concise English dictionary

+that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
+not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead
+without conscious volition
+(followed by `of') not knowing or perceiving