|1.||acting or existing without one's awareness: subconscious motive|
|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|
subconscious sub·con·scious (sŭb-kŏn'shəs)
Not wholly conscious; partially or imperfectly conscious. n.
The part of the mind below the level of conscious perception.