1. A splitting of consciousness into two streams. 2. Awareness by one personality of the thoughts of another personality in dissociative disorder.

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co·con·scious·ness n COCONSCIOUS

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co·con·scious·ness (ko-konґshəs-nis) 1. a secondary consciousness coexisting with the main stream of consciousness, as in some dissociative disorders. 2. the edge of consciousness.

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