What is Conscious?

Conscious definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
aware of one’s own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc.
fully aware of or sensitive to something (often followed by of): conscious of one’s own faults; He wasn’t conscious of the gossip about his past.
having the mental faculties fully active: He was conscious during the operation.
known to oneself; felt: conscious guilt.
aware of what one is doing: a conscious liar.

aware of oneself; self-conscious.
deliberate; intentional: a conscious insult; a conscious effort.
acutely aware of or concerned about: money-conscious; a diet-conscious society.
Obsolete. inwardly sensible of wrongdoing.

the conscious, Psychoanalysis. the part of the mind comprising psychic material of which the individual is aware.