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conscious
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
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Definition
aware or concerned about something
  • He spoke the words haltingly and with a terrible self-consciousness.
    p. 65.7
self-consciousness = nervousness or discomfort about what others would think of him

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
  • At any moment, Beatty might rise and walk about him, touching, exploring his guilt and self-consciousness.
    p. 30.4
self-consciousness = nervousness or discomfort about what others would think of him

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
There are no more uses of "conscious" in Fahrenheit 451.

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