The part of the psyche just below consciousness and capable of bursting into consciousness. For example, a repressed sexual desire is part of our subconsciousness, although we may at some time become conscious of it.
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How to use subconsciousness in a sentence
An exultant subconsciousness told her that, until he found her, there would be no woman in the world for him.Robert Annys: Poor Priest | Annie Nathan Meyer
But maybe these decisions are not altogether satisfactory to the subconsciousness.
First, we know that to all appearances the consciousness and the subconsciousness are bound up with the body.
But here again we run up against the problem of the subconsciousness, with its infinite mass of "forgotten" knowledge.
It might, indeed, be compared with pure subconsciousness in which series of processes occur without our knowing it.Criminal Psychology | Hans Gross