Learner's definition of CONSCIOUS
1 [more conscious; most conscious] : awake and able to understand what is happening around you 2 not used before a noun, [more conscious; most conscious] : aware of something (such as a fact or feeling) : knowing that something exists or is happening — usually + of or that
She was very conscious of how late it was.
We are conscious of the risks involved in the procedure.
He is conscious of being a role model for children.
I was conscious of the fact that I had to do well on the test to pass the course.
He was conscious that they were watching him closely.
3 : known or felt by yourself 4 [more conscious; most conscious] : caring about something specified 5 : done after thinking about facts and reasons carefully