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conscious
used in The Grapes of Wrath

14 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
environmentally conscious
Definition
aware or concerned about something
  • A skunk padded heavily and unself-consciously down the trail, carrying a faint effluvium with him.
    Chapter 28 (29% in)
  • Al, his hand ready if Tom should want to shake it, grinned self-consciously.
    Chapter 8 (98% in)
  • All of the children looked self-consciously at their feet.
    Chapter 20 (21% in)
  • They strolled down the line of tents, peering into each one, gawking self-consciously.
    Chapter 22 (81% in)

There are no more uses of "conscious" flagged with this meaning in The Grapes of Wrath.

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  • Tom lay still—and then a wave of sleep lifted him to the edge of unconsciousness and dropped him slowly back and lifted him again.
    Chapter 26 (79% in)
  • Unconsciously he became like his brother, and his handsome face brooded, and his shoulders relaxed.
    Chapter 8 (98% in)
  • They seemed to be a part of an organization of the unconscious.
    Chapter 10 (40% in)
  • The men licked their lips, suddenly conscious of their thirst.
    Chapter 13 (9% in)
  • The ragged man grew self-conscious.
    Chapter 16 (91% in)
  • He kicked the deputy in the neck and then stood back as the heavy man crumpled into unconsciousness.
    Chapter 20 (61% in)
  • The crowd of men had continued to stare at the unconscious man.
    Chapter 20 (63% in)
  • He was conscious now, trying weakly to sit up.
    Chapter 20 (65% in)
  • " She didn't look again, but she was conscious of the approach of the committee.
    Chapter 22 (69% in)
  • Al unconsciously increased his speed.
    Chapter 26 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "conscious" in The Grapes of Wrath.

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