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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

Full Definition of subconscious

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

sub·con·scious·ly adverb
sub·con·scious·ness 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

Full Definition of subconscious

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

Examples of subconscious

  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



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