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Origin of unconscious
Examples from the Web for unconsciously
By the time she finished belting her way to God, I had unconsciously wandered from my office desk to a church pew.‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’ Review: We. We Are Underwhelmed|Kevin Fallon|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am indebted to them all, and hope to continue to steal from them, unconsciously or otherwise.
Those who think you think you do will, if unconsciously, seek to thwart your progress.
Unconsciously, perhaps, Fraser reveals more about what Pinter saw in her than what she saw in him.
His mother, almost running to keep up with his unconsciously quickened pace, cast pitiful looks at him, inquiring what it was.Salem Chapel, v.1/2|Mrs. Oliphant
Unconsciously squaring his shoulders as he went, Conniston strode away toward the ditch.Under Handicap|Jackson Gregory
Unconsciously overcome, he leaned against the gate-post, and fell asleep.Japanese Fairy World|William Elliot Griffis
His shaking voice and the intensity of his speech made Hertha unconsciously draw away.The Shadow|Mary White Ovington
Here we all unconsciously eat the lotus in some occult fashion, are straightway bewitched and held willing captives.A Truthful Woman in Southern California|Kate Sanborn
1712, "unaware, not marked by conscious thought," from un- (1) "not" + conscious. Meaning "temporarily insensible, knocked out" is recorded from 1860. In psychology, the noun the unconscious (1884) is a loan-translation of German das Unbewusste. The adjective in this sense is recorded from 1912.
The part of the psyche lying far below consciousness and not easily raised into consciousness. In Freudian psychology, the unconscious cannot be directly observed with the conscious mind, but it has its own processes and deeply affects conscious thought.