Origin of subliminal
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Contemporary Examples of subliminally
And I think that, subliminally at least, the hidden story of the shoot is what helps sell us on the visible story of its subject.A Photographer's Circus
May 16, 2012
Historical Examples of subliminally
Such an impression, for instance, is that of alarm, suggested by some vague sound or odour which is only subliminally perceived.
I believe that his patients did subliminally receive such hints, and work them out in their own hypnotic behaviour.
Besides, she felt, more subliminally, that he was never so near slipping through her fingers as when he took that meek way.Between The Dark And The Daylight
William Dean Howells
It is possible to assume that I knew it subliminally, and that the medium abstracted it from those hidden levels of my mind.Psychical Miscellanea
J. Arthur Hill
Word Origin for subliminal
Apparently a loan-translation of German unter der Schwelle (des Bewusstseins) "beneath the threshold (of consciousness)," from Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776-1841), author of a textbook on psychology published in 1824. The scare over subliminal advertising came in 1957.