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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sub-lim′i-nal, adj. beneath the level of consciousness, latent. [L. sub, under, limen, liminis, the door.]
Subliminal (adj) influence of mind that you do not notice
Subliminal unintentional gesture that dictates the inner thought of your mind.
The numerical value of subliminal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of subliminal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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