- the totality of mental processes of which the individual is not aware; unreportable mental activities.
Origin of subconscious
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- acting or existing without one's awarenesssubconscious motive
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Word Origin and History for subconsciouses
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- Not wholly conscious; partially or imperfectly conscious.
- The part of the mind below the level of conscious perception.
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