subconscious mind, subconscious(adj)
psychic activity just below the level of awareness
just below the level of consciousness
that part of the mind that is not consciously perceived; one's innermost thoughts
below the level of consciousness.
occurring without the possibility or the fact of an attendant consciousness; -- said of states of the soul
partially conscious; feebly conscious
In psychology, the subconscious is the part of consciousness that is not currently in focal awareness. The word subconscious is an anglicized version of the French subconscient as coined by the psychologist Pierre Janet, who argued that underneath the layers of critical thought functions of the conscious mind lay a powerful awareness that he called the subconscious mind. Since there is a limit to the information that can be held in conscious focal awareness, a storehouse of one's knowledge and prior experience is needed; this is the subconscious.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sub-kon′shus, adj. faintly conscious, applying to perceptions which are without consciousness or memory.—adv. Subcon′sciously.—n. Subcon′sciousness.
The numerical value of subconscious in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of subconscious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Keep your conscious mind focused on what you want, and your subconscious mind will unerringly guide you to it.
Traditions are the guideposts driven deep in our subconscious minds. The most powerful ones are those we can't even describe, aren't even aware of.
Because you are in control of your life. Don't ever forget that. You are what you are because of the conscious and subconscious choices you have made.
A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.
My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often--in fact, mostly--at the expense of everything else in my life.
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- subconscient, subconsciènciaCatalan, Valencian
- podvědomí, podvědomýCzech
- Unterbewusstsein, unterbewusstGerman
- subconsciencia, subconscienteSpanish
- alitajuinen, piilotajunta, tiedostamaton, piilotajuinen, alitajuntaFinnish
- fo-chomhfhiosach, fo-chomhfhiosIrish
- fo-mhothachailScottish Gaelic
- subconștient, subconștiințăRomanian
- подсознательный, полуобморочный, подсознание, полубессознательныйRussian
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