subconsciouses

subconscious

[suhb-kon-shuhs]
adjective
1.
existing or operating in the mind beneath or beyond consciousness: the subconscious self. Compare preconscious, unconscious.
2.
imperfectly or not wholly conscious: subconscious motivations.
noun
3.
the totality of mental processes of which the individual is not aware; unreportable mental activities.

Origin:
1825–35; sub- + conscious

subconsciously, adverb
subconsciousness, noun
nonsubconscious, adjective
nonsubconsciously, adverb
nonsubconsciousness, noun
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subconscious (sʌbˈkɒnʃəs)
 
adj
1.  acting or existing without one's awareness: subconscious motive
 
n
2.  psychoanal preconscious Compare unconscious that part of the mind which is on the fringe of consciousness and contains material of which it is possible to become aware by redirecting attention
 
sub'consciously
 
adv
 
sub'consciousness
 
n

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subconscious
1823, "not wholly conscious" (implied in subconsciously), from sub- + conscious. First attested in De Quincey. The noun, in the psychological sense, is attested from 1886; earlier subconsciousness (1874).
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subconscious sub·con·scious (sŭb-kŏn'shəs)
adj.
Not wholly conscious; partially or imperfectly conscious. n.
The part of the mind below the level of conscious perception.


sub·con'scious·ly adv.
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