01. I wasn't even [conscious] that I had drunk too much until I started to feel sick.
02. Jeannette is very [conscious] of her weight, so she is careful about everything she eats.
03. My wife and I have been making a [conscious] effort to spend more time together.
04. The children were [consciously] doing their best to irritate their mother.
05. Brad lost [consciousness] after falling and hitting his head while skating.
06. The driver of the car was [unconscious] when the police arrived at the scene of the accident.
07. It took a few hours before the patient was [conscious] again after the operation.
08. A decrease in blood flow to the brain usually results in a loss of [consciousness].
09. Mountain climber Roger Marshall once said, "I believe in an [extraconsciousness] that looks after you. It only comes into play in extreme circumstances, which for me is in the mountains. That's where I fit in best."
10. Barbara De Angelis once said that only when your [consciousness] is totally focused on the moment you are in, can you receive whatever gift, lesson, or delight that moment has to offer.
11. Actress Ingrid Bergman once said that no form of art goes beyond ordinary [consciousness] as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight of the soul.
12. English writer Charlotte Bronte once said that the soul, fortunately, has an interpreter, often an [unconscious], but still a truthful interpreter in the eye.
13. You can't commit suicide by holding your breath; you would soon lose [consciousness], and then start to breathe automatically.
14. Cutting off the blood supply to the brain causes a loss of [consciousness] in 10 seconds, and death within minutes.
15. You should call a health professional immediately if a person loses [consciousness] at any time after being injured.
16. There is little tension between the different ethnic groups in Ghana because a [conscious] effort has been made to unite all the people.
17. Marijuana, though illegal, is sacred to the Rastafarians of Jamaica, and is used for healing suffering, and raising [consciousness].
18. Brad is quite health [conscious], so he never eats any junk food.
19. Mildred Bethel once observed that happiness is a [conscious] choice, not an automatic response.
20. If a person's head is cut off, he will nonetheless remain [conscious] for about eight seconds.
21. Despite the fact that we are no longer [consciously] aware of the external world during sleep, our minds continue to actively process information.
22. Freud believed that the [unconscious] mind exerts powerful effects on behavior.
23. The transition between sleep and waking has been described by psychologists as a change in one's level of [consciousness].
24. Music in Europe became more [consciously] structured beginning around the eleventh century.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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