[ fawr-kon-shuhs, fohr- ]

  1. the preconscious.

Origin of foreconscious

First recorded in 1920–25; fore- + conscious

Words Nearby foreconscious Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use foreconscious in a sentence

  • Her lips said "The foreconscious self always has its reasons for hiding up the things the unconscious self knows and feels."

    Dangerous Ages | Rose Macaulay
  • So far, Uncle and Mary are still having it out atavistically in my foreconscious.

    Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
  • But the contribution from the foreconscious, which is missing here, may be found in another place.

    Dream Psychology | Sigmund Freud
  • The dream would not originate if the foreconscious wish were not reinforced from another source.

    Dream Psychology | Sigmund Freud
  • This persistent wish to sleep on the part of the foreconscious in general facilitates the formation of the dream.

    Dream Psychology | Sigmund Freud