foreconscious

[fawr-kon-shuh s, fohr-]

Origin of foreconscious

First recorded in 1920–25; fore- + conscious
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Examples from the Web for foreconscious

Historical Examples of foreconscious

  • So far, Uncle and Mary are still having it out atavistically in my foreconscious.

    Bizarre

    Lawton Mackall

  • But what is the relation of the foreconscious day remnants to the dream?

    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

  • The processes depending on the foreconscious system are destructible in a different way.

    Dream Psychology

    Sigmund Freud


foreconscious in Medicine

foreconscious

[fôrkŏn′shəs]
adj.
  1. Capable of being called into the conscious mind but not currently in the realm of consciousness.
n.
  1. The part of the psyche that contains thoughts, feelings, and impulses that are not currently part of one's consciousness but that can be readily called into consciousness.preconscious
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