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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.


[sʌbˈlɪmɪnəlɪ] ADVsubliminalmente


[ˌsʌbˈlɪmɪnəlɪ] advin modo subliminale
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Wigboldus, Sherman, Franzese, and van Knippenberg (2004) examined how a supraliminally or subliminally presented stereotype influences STIs.
Any kid reading this book is going to subliminally acquire new environmental consciousness; the entire plot is set against the backdrop of a club created by Cora and Kyle's father, a garbologist.
Subliminally, thanks to the slow, trance-like rhythm of the music, the cold fizz of the lager, the warm reassurance of the curry, all punctuated by the occasional high notes of chilli or fresh herbs, we think of this whole experience as celebratory, even when it's not very good.
I did think of paraphrasing 00.7% into the headline, just to squeeze a subliminally shaken - not stirred - James Bond reference in there, just for old time's sake (it's impossible to think of any Bond after Connery saying "shaken, not stirred" with any conviction).
The video received tremendous praise for its high production value, the stars acting skills and how it subliminally promoted tourism in its shooting location, Alexandria.
Per the menu, this was the chef's recommendation so subliminally, this likely informed our decision.Being the cliche meat-loving Kenyans that we are, we also got the signature pizza which was laden with meats like salami, chicken, beef, choma sausages and cheddar cheese- it did not disappoint.
Gibson now freely says he may have gone too far, adding Johnson didn't deserve much of what he said: "I don't really recall anything that he either said directly or subliminally that was ever as big of a deal as the way I was going at him."
'No less than the two leaders of both houses of Congress have started campaigning against it, albeit subliminally,' he said.
Since Qatar cut ties with Gulf neighbors, Turkey started sending products to Doha, as the country has been facing a shortage of fresh produce, subliminally messaging that Qatar is not alone.
I've been subliminally aware of this facility but it was thrust into the forefront of my mind when I went to pick up my grand-daughter from infant school.
Subliminally down the years, those real Westminster chimes had clearly provided a comforting link back to those happy childhood days, which is why I felt a sense of real sadness this week - but my parents' old clock is still in the loft, almost demanding its place back on the mantelpiece.
''Farce is delivered with a pleasing lightness of touch, pathos is conveyed almost subliminally, and the English translation by David Pountney and Leonard Hancock is clear, direct, and sometimes deliciously anachronistic.