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Acutely or excessively aware of something.‘placing so much emphasis on willpower as to become hyperconscious, if not sometimes even inhibited’
- ‘There is no way to train as a dancer and not be hyperconscious of the way you look, the proportions of your body, and the quality of your movement.’
- ‘Now, the curved screen seems insanely bulbous, and I'm hyperconscious of the high-pitched sound it emits.’
- ‘I like to think if the galaxy is a conscious being then it would be self aware, as I'm thinking of it as a hyperconscious being.’
- ‘It uses some of the devises of dream, like multiple personality and tiers of meaning, but its procedures are hyperconscious.’
- ‘The theoretical framework takes from this disturbed mode of comportment a hyperconscious subjectivity.’
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