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sub·con·scious

 (sŭb-kŏn′shəs)
adj.
Not wholly conscious; partially or imperfectly conscious: subconscious perceptions.
n.
The part of the mind below the level of conscious perception. Often used with the.

sub·con′scious·ly adv.
sub·con′scious·ness n.

subconscious

(sʌbˈkɒnʃəs)
adj
(Psychology) acting or existing without one's awareness: subconscious motive.
n
(Psychoanalysis) psychoanal that part of the mind which is on the fringe of consciousness and contains material of which it is possible to become aware by redirecting attention. Compare preconscious2, unconscious5
subˈconsciously adv
subˈconsciousness n

sub•con•scious

(sʌbˈkɒn ʃəs)

adj.
1. existing or operating in the mind beneath or beyond consciousness.
2. imperfectly or not wholly conscious: subconscious motivations.
n.
3. the totality of mental processes of which the individual is not aware.
[1825–35]
sub•con′scious•ly, adv.
sub•con′scious•ness, n.

subconscious

unconscious
1. used as a noun

Your subconscious is the part of your mind that can influence you or affect your behaviour without your being aware of it.

The memory of it all was locked deep in my subconscious.
2. used as an adjective

You can also use subconscious as an adjective in front of a noun.

The subconscious mind forgets nothing.
He was urged on by some subconscious desire to punish himself.
3. 'unconscious'

You do not say that a person is 'subconscious'. If someone is not conscious, you say that they are unconscious.

The blow knocked him unconscious.

subconscious

This term describes any mental process of which we are only dimly aware.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subconscious - psychic activity just below the level of awareness
mind, psyche, nous, brain, head - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
Adj.1.subconscious - just below the level of consciousness
unconscious - not conscious; lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception as if asleep or dead; "lay unconscious on the floor"

subconscious

noun
1. mind, psyche, essential being, imagination, inner self the hidden power of the subconscious
adjective
Translations
تَحْت الوَعْي، دون الوَعْي
podvědomípodvědomý
underbevidstunderbevidsthed
alitajuinenpiilotajuinentiedostamaton
iš pasąmonėsnesąmoningaspasąmonė
neapzinātszemapziņazemapziņas-
bilinç altı

subconscious

[ˈsʌbˈkɒnʃəs]
A. ADJsubconsciente
B. N the subconsciousel subconsciente
in one's subconsciousen el subconsciente

subconscious

[ˌsʌbˈkɒnʃəs]
adjsubconscient(e)
nsubconscient m

subconscious

[ˌsʌbˈkɒnʃəs]
1. adjsubcosciente
2. n the subconsciousil subcosciente, il subconscio

subconscious

(sabˈkonʃəs) adjective, noun
(of) those activities of the mind of which we are not aware. I suspect that his generosity arose from a subconscious desire for praise; We can't control the activities of the subconscious.
subˈconsciously adverb

sub·con·scious

n. subconsciente, subconsciencia, estado durante el cual los procesos mentales que afectan el pensamiento los sentimientos y la conducta ocurren sin que la persona esté consciente de ello;
a. rel. a. la zona mental en la que la persona no se encuentra totalmente consciente.

subconscious

adj subconsciente; n subconsciencia or subconciencia
References in classic literature ?
The next moment Grayne had turned on the lights, and he saw he had only stumbled against one of the revolving bookstands that had swung round and struck him; but his involuntary recoil had revealed to him his own subconscious sense of something mysterious and monstrous.
Cecil said one day--and I thought it so profound--that there are two kinds of cads--the conscious and the subconscious.
No sooner had he dispatched his than I, turning, as though drawn by the instinct of my guardian subconscious mind, beheld another of the savage denizens of the Martian wilds leaping across the chamber toward me.
The impulse that moves me and the doing of the thing seem simultaneous; for if my mind goes through the tedious formality of reasoning, it must be a subconscious act of which I am not objectively aware.
He was a psycho-pathologist, as well as a student of art, and the subconscious had few secrets from him.
It was the germ of a thought, which, however, was destined to mull around in his conscious and subconscious mind until it resulted in magnificent achievement.
She was very beautiful--that was undeniable; but Tarzan realized her beauty only in a subconscious way.
It is a question if the original cause of his attachment for Tarzan was still at all clear in the mind of the panther, though doubtless some subconscious suggestion, superinduced by this primary reason and aided and abetted by the habit of the past few days, did much to compel the beast to tolerate treatment at his hands that would have sent it at the throat of any other creature.
I took no conscious aim; it was as though my subconscious mind, impelled by a stronger power even than that of self-preservation, directed my hand.
And now, before I take up my tale, I want to anticipate the doubting Thomases of psychology, who are prone to scoff, and who would otherwise surely say that the coherence of my dreams is due to overstudy and the subconscious projection of my knowledge of evolution into my dreams.
Daylight travelled without a watch, feeling the passage of time and largely estimating it by subconscious processes.
When Michael was asleep, then it was that pack-memories sometimes arose to the surface of his subconscious mind.