1. The conscious aspect of the mind that is aware of something external and internal, the present moment, thinks, observes data, remembers, and resolves problems. 2. Sentience, awareness, the ability to feel and experience. 3. The executive function of the mind that acts versus the unconscious mind that reacts.
1. A term used interchangeably with Passive Aggressive to describe behavior that is disguised hostility and aggression. 2. Hatred, hostility, and aggression that is disguised by a pretense of friendliness interspersed with negative, cruel or cutting remarks; for example, “What a beautiful dress; I saw one just like it at the Salvation Army the other day.”