preconscious


1pre·con·scious

adjective \(ˌ)prē-ˈkän(t)-shəs\

Definition of PRECONSCIOUS

:  not present in consciousness but capable of being recalled without encountering any inner resistance or repression
pre·con·scious·ly adverb

First Known Use of PRECONSCIOUS

1860

2preconscious

noun

Definition of PRECONSCIOUS

:  the preconscious part of the psyche especially in psychoanalysis

First Known Use of PRECONSCIOUS

circa 1922

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