[ suhb-kon-shuh s ]
/ sʌbˈkɒn ʃəs /
the totality of mental processes of which the individual is not aware; unreportable mental activities.
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sub·con·scious·ly, adverbsub·con·scious·ness, nounnon·sub·con·scious, adjectivenon·sub·con·scious·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for subconsciouses
/ (sʌbˈkɒnʃəs) /
acting or existing without one's awarenesssubconscious motive
Derived Formssubconsciously, adverbsubconsciousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for subconsciouses
1823, "not wholly conscious" (implied in subconsciously), from sub- + conscious. First attested in De Quincey. The noun, in the psychological sense, is attested from 1886; earlier subconsciousness (1874).
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Medicine definitions for subconsciouses
[ sŭb-kŏn′shəs ]
Not wholly conscious; partially or imperfectly conscious.
The part of the mind below the level of conscious perception.
Related formssub•con′scious•ly adv.
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