foreconscious

[fawr-kon-shuh s, fohr-]
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noun Psychology.

the preconscious.

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Origin of foreconscious

First recorded in 1920–25; fore- + conscious

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Medicine definitions for foreconscious

foreconscious

[fôrkŏn′shəs]

adj.

Capable of being called into the conscious mind but not currently in the realm of consciousness.

n.

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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