Definition of subconscious in English:

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Pronunciation: /səbˈkänSHəs/


Of or concerning the part of the mind of which one is not fully aware but which influences one’s actions and feelings: my subconscious fear
More example sentences
  • I began to realise how much it was influencing me on a subconscious level.
  • It's part of their program, which has influenced them on a subconscious level.
  • The person that was Lee Crane had ceased to exist on all but the deepest subconscious level.
unconscious, latent, suppressed, repressed, subliminal, dormant, underlying, innermost
informal bottled up


(one's/the subconscious)
The subconscious part of the mind (not in technical use in psychoanalysis, where unconscious is preferred).
Example sentences
  • 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, imagination, inner(most) self, psyche



Pronunciation: /səbˈkänSHəsnəs/
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with subconscious

conscious, unselfconscious

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Syllabification: sub·con·scious

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