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conscious
used in Gone with the Wind

32 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
environmentally conscious
Definition
aware or concerned about something
  • But she put down this memory and giggled self-consciously as if admitting the truth of his assertion.
    4.34 (44% in)
  • Honey giggled self-consciously.
    1.6 (86% in)

There are no more uses of "conscious" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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  • At his touch she realized that, without being conscious of it, she had hoped that just this thing would happen.
    5.53 (31% in)
  • But she smiled when she spoke, consciously deepening her dimple and fluttering her bristly black lashes as swiftly as butterflies' wings.
    1.1 (16% in)
  • Their beauty she accepted as casually as the air she breathed and the water she drank, for she had never consciously seen beauty in anything but women's faces, horses, silk dresses and like tangible things.
    1.2 (37% in)
  • Quick though her brain was, it was not made for analysis, but she half-consciously realized that, for all the Tarleton girls were as unruly as colts and wild as March hares, there was an unworried single-mindedness about them that was part of their inheritance.
    1.5 (71% in)
  • The sound of Melanie's name caught in her consciousness and she looked into his crystal-gray eyes.
    1.6 (69% in)
  • Scarlett felt her heart begin its mad racing again and she clutched her hand against it unconsciously, as if she would squeeze it into submission.
    1.6 (84% in)
  • Atlanta was humming like a beehive, proudly conscious of its importance to the Confederacy, and work was going forward night and day toward turning an agricultural section into an industrial one.
    2.8 (25% in)
  • Scarlett would have liked that title too, but it involved touching men crawling with lice, running fingers down throats of unconscious patients to see if they were choking on swallowed tobacco quids, bandaging stumps and picking maggots out of festering flesh.
    2.8 (96% in)
  • "I said a doctor," he answered brusquely and his eyes unconsciously went over her tiny frame.
    3.18 (93% in)
  • Between her nervous apprehension over the thought that Melanie's time was approaching and her unconscious straining to hear the sound of the cannon, she could hardly eat.
    3.21 (1% in)
  • If she were conscious, I doubt if she could live through all the pain.
    3.23 (97% in)
  • While they had been unconscious, the world had changed.
    3.25 (84% in)
  • She did not think of it consciously but in the back of her mind, whenever she was confronted by an unpleasant and difficult task, the idea lurked giving her strength: "I've done murder and so I can surely do this.
    3.26 (45% in)
  • Suellen, sullen and tearful, pretended to faint too, but came back to consciousness spitting like an angry cat when Scarlett poured a gourdful of water in her face.
    3.26 (89% in)
  • She had been silent, a little dazed since she came back to consciousness and found Ellen gone, Scarlett a termagant, the world changed and unceasing labor the order of the new day.
    3.26 (92% in)
  • He was unconsciously wagging his whiskered head in pity and clicking his tongue against his teeth when Scarlett caught his eye.
    3.28 (47% in)
  • Clutching the letter to her, she raced up the porch steps and down the hall, past the parlor where all the inhabitants of Tara were getting in one another's way as they worked over the unconscious Melanie, and into Ellen's office.
    3.30 (40% in)
  • He had found him unconscious by the roadside and had brought him, across his saddle, to Tara, the nearest house.
    3.30 (54% in)
  • The girls thought he must be one of the little cadets who had been called out of military school when Sherman approached Milledgeville but they never knew, for he died without regaining consciousness and a search of his pockets yielded no information.
    3.30 (55% in)
  • Will Benteen was another soldier, like the nameless boy, who arrived unconscious across the saddle of a comrade.
    3.30 (56% in)
  • He had drawn a chair close beside hers and she leaned over and put a gentle hand on his arm, in an unconscious manner.
    4.34 (40% in)
  • When she made feeble swimming motions to come back to consciousness, she was tired to her bones, weak, bewildered.
    4.34 (89% in)
  • She knew with conscious pride in her own smartness that she was the equal of any of them.
    4.38 (8% in)
  • I wouldn't trust one of them...... " For some moments Scarlett had been conscious that Uncle Peter was breathing hard and sitting up very straight as he stared steadily at the horse's ears.
    4.38 (46% in)
  • Scarlett, suddenly conscious of her error of speech, went red.
    4.38 (81% in)
  • Through her terror she was conscious of the sound of feet running behind her and she screamed at the horse to go faster.
    4.44 (96% in)
  • Melanie sank into a chair, picked up one of Ashley's shirts and, bowing her head over it, unconsciously began to tear the frills into small ribbons.
    4.45 (43% in)
  • But if Captain Jaffery wanted a drink; the bar was still open— Captain Jaffery, acutely conscious of the grins of his men and feeling helplessly that he was fighting a mist, declared angrily that he wanted neither the young ladies nor a drink and demanded if Belle knew the names of her destructive customers.
    4.46 (13% in)
  • The whole household was acutely conscious of the burning light, Scarlett, Mammy, Prissy and Pork, frequently tiptoeing upstairs to make sure that it still burned.
    5.52 (95% in)
  • Scarlett got on better with him than she did with her own son because little Beau had no self-consciousness where grown people were concerned and climbed on her knee, uninvited, whenever he saw her.
    5.56 (16% in)

There are no more uses of "conscious" in Gone with the Wind.

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