Definition of subconscious in English:


Line breaks: sub|con¦scious
Pronunciation: /sʌbˈkɒnʃəs



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  • The subconscious part of the mind (not in technical use in psychoanalysis, where unconscious is preferred): uncertainties were lurking around the edge of her subconscious
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    • School days always remain a nostalgia that refuses to leave one's subconscious like an aged ink stain on the shirt.
    • It's not often however that the effect of music on one's subconscious gets discussed.
    • I believe nightmares are a gift of our subconscious to our conscious minds.
    unconscious mind, mind, imagination, inner self, innermost self, self, inner man/woman, psyche, ego, superego, id, true being, essential nature



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  • It was a fun thing to do, and I never felt traumatised then, but I think subconsciously it always stuck with me in a weird way.
  • I subconsciously licked my lips, put my gaze on her lips then traveled it back up to her eyes.
  • I don't think the film is trying to making a misogynist point, even subconsciously.


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  • This level of interpretation happens right where subconsciousness and consciousness meet and right where subjectivity and objectivity (external reality) meet.
  • In India although people don't practice yoga, but if you will tell them something it's very clear to them, because it is in their subconsciousness existing, it is their philosophy which comes from the country.
  • Psychiatrists said that reading such information could negatively influence people's subconsciousness and even lead to extreme actions.

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