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sem·i·com·a·tose

(sem'ē-kō'mă-tōs),
An imprecise term for a state of drowsiness and inaction, in which more than ordinary stimulation may be required to evoke a response, and the response may be delayed or incomplete.
Synonym(s): semiconscious

semiconscious

(sĕm′ē-kŏn′shəs, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations.

sem′i·con′scious·ly adv.
sem′i·con′scious·ness n.

semiconscious

[-kon′shəs]
an impaired state of consciousness, characterized by obtundation, stupor, or hypersomnia, from which a patient can be aroused only by energetic stimulation.

sem·i·co·ma·tose

(sem'ē-kō'mă-tōs)
An imprecise term for a state of drowsiness and inaction, in which more than ordinary stimulation may be required to evoke a response, and the response may be delayed or incomplete.
Synonym(s): semiconscious.

semiconscious

Half-conscious.
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Of this Beowulf does not seem to disapprove, although he does apparently think that Hrothgar's hope in this alliance is not well founded, given both the past bitterness of the feud and the likelihood of semiconsciously provocative display by the Danes.
22) Social rules exist only insofar as people have either rationally accepted them as guiding factors in intellectual or purposive action, or have semiconsciously "absorbed" them as elements of purposive or passionate action or as determining factors in their individual embodiment.
Instead, individuals transpose cultures, only semiconsciously seeing one