Definitions for subliminalsʌbˈlɪm ə nl
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below the threshold of conscious perception
having or using an intensity of sensory stimulus insufficient to be perceived consciously, but having an effect on unconscious mental processes; as, subliminal advertising. The existence of such an effect is still not universally accepted.
Origin: [Pref. sub- + L. limen threshold.]
Below the threshold of conscious perception, especially if still able to produce a response.
Origin: Morphologically sub- + limen (genitive limen) + -al, a calque of unterschwellig.
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