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subconscious

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adjective sub·con·scious \ˌsəb-ˈkän(t)-shəs, ˈsəb-\

Simple Definition of subconscious

  • : existing in the part of the mind that a person is not aware of : existing in the mind but not consciously known or felt

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of subconscious

  1. :  existing in the mind but not immediately available to consciousness <a subconscious motive>

subconsciously

adverb

subconsciousness

noun

Circa 1834

First Known Use of subconscious

circa 1834


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subconscious

noun sub·con·scious

Simple Definition of subconscious

  • : the part of a person's mind that has ideas, feelings, etc., that the person is not aware of

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of subconscious

  1. :  the mental activities just below the threshold of consciousness

Examples of subconscious in a sentence

  1. A person's behavior can be influenced by urges that exist only in the subconscious.

  2. Those feelings had been hidden in her subconscious.



1886

First Known Use of subconscious

1886


Medical Dictionary

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subconscious

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adjective sub·con·scious \ˌsəb-ˈkän-chəs, ˈsəb-\

Medical Definition of subconscious

  1. 1:  existing in the mind but not immediately available to consciousness :  affecting thought, feeling, and behavior without entering awareness <subconscious motives> <a subconscious reflex>

  2. 2:  imperfectly conscious :  partially but not fully aware <the persistence of subconscious dream activity for several minutes after waking—Psychological Abstracts>

subconsciously

adverb

subconsciousness

noun



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subconscious

noun sub·con·scious

Medical Definition of subconscious

  1. :  the mental activities just below the threshold of consciousness; also :  the aspect of the mind concerned with such activities—compare unconscious





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