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Keywords: psychology, medicine, ethics

Pronunciation (IPA): e'beʃ 
Part of Speech: term noun verb 
Class: pali 
Forms: epéx, epéxys, zra epéx 
Glosses: conscious, consciousness, conscience 


The derived term 'epėx' means consciousness as a noun and as a verb is a pali verb to be conscious. In addition to a very literal meaning it is also used extensively metaphorically. The modifier form 'epéxys' means 'conscious,' and the expression 'zra epėx', literally 'good consciousness' is a word for 'conscience'.

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