semiconsciousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n semiconsciousness marginal consciousness "his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows","someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor"
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Usage

In literature:

He no longer observed, no longer thought, and was but semiconscious.
"South Sea Tales" by Jack London
Even to-day the earth about us seems semiconscious to the soul, for the memories they have left.
"The Soul of the Far East" by Percival Lowell
When I was summoned to see Mr. Morowitch I found him in a semiconscious state and scarcely breathing.
"The Silent Bullet" by Arthur B. Reeve
There were other terrible scenes when, more than semiconscious, she cried out piteously for drink, and cursed them for withholding it.
"The Inside of the Cup, Complete" by Winston Churchill
Under merciless blows, the treacherous animal sank into semiconsciousness.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Slowly a luxurious sense of weariness overcame her and again she leaned back on her pillow and sank into a semiconscious sleep.
"The Place Beyond the Winds" by Harriet T. Comstock
In one way she was dazed into semiconsciousness.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
A long space of semiconsciousness.
"The She Boss" by Arthur Preston Hankins
Bering was past caring what came and only semiconscious.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
It caught Barney like a sack of sodden rags and flung him atop the dazed and semiconscious younger man.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
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