[ fawr-kon-shuh s, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌkɒn ʃəs, ˈfoʊr- /

noun Psychology.

the preconscious.

Origin of foreconscious

First recorded in 1920–25; fore- + conscious Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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Medical definitions for foreconscious

[ fôrkŏn′shəs ]


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


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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