subliminal


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sub·lim·i·nal

 (sŭb-lĭm′ə-nəl)
adj. Psychology
1. Below the threshold of conscious perception. Used of stimuli.
2. Inadequate to produce conscious awareness but able to evoke a response: subliminal propaganda.

[sub- + Latin līmen, līmin-, threshold.]

sub·lim′i·nal·ly adv.

subliminal

(sʌbˈlɪmɪnəl)
adj
1. (Psychology) resulting from processes of which the individual is not aware
2. (Psychology) (of stimuli) less than the minimum intensity or duration required to elicit a response
[C19: from Latin sub- below + līmen threshold]
subˈliminally adv

sub•lim•i•nal

(sʌbˈlɪm ə nl)

adj.
existing or operating below the threshold of consciousness; insufficiently intense to produce a discrete sensation but influencing or designed to influence mental processes or behavior: subliminal advertising.
[1885–90; sub- + Latin līmin-, s. of līmen threshold + -al1]
sub•lim′i•nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subliminal - below the threshold of conscious perception
imperceptible, unperceivable - impossible or difficult to perceive by the mind or senses; "an imperceptible drop in temperature"; "an imperceptible nod"; "color is unperceivable to the touch"

subliminal

adjective subconscious, hidden, concealed, unconscious subliminal advertising
Translations

subliminal

[sʌbˈlɪmɪnl] ADJsubliminal
subliminal advertisingpublicidad f subliminal

subliminal

[səbˈlɪmɪnəl] adjsubliminal(e)sub-machine gun sub-machine-gun, submachine gun [ˌsʌbməˈʃiːngʌn] nmitraillette f

subliminal

adj (Psych) → unterschwellig

subliminal

[ˌsʌbˈlɪmɪnl] adjsubliminale
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