a self-conscious laugh.
be conscious of one's shortcomings
a self-conscious teenager.
we are conscious of the extent of the problem.
a conscious effort to walk properly.
The old man was conscious to the last.
a young, self-conscious executive.
I was conscious of her presence.
The development of conscious life on the planet.
They were conscious that he disapproved.
a conscious insult; made a conscious effort to speak more clearly.
a cost-conscious approach to further development; a health-conscious diet.
a conscious attempt to attune to the wider audience.
he was very conscious of his appearance .
these parish gentry were conscious of their elevated status.
she was acutely conscious of her fugacious youth.
her self-conscious identification with the upper classes.