Definition of unconscious in English:


Line breaks: un|con¦scious
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkɒnʃəs



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  • The part of the mind which is inaccessible to the conscious mind but which affects behaviour and emotions: horrific apparitions surfaced out of the recesses of his unconscious
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    • Cognitive scientist Guy Claxton has unearthed the unconscious throughout history.
    • I had stumbled upon the historical counterpart of my psychology of the unconscious.
    • I believe that writer and analyst are seeking forms or elements in common which come from the unconscious.
    subconscious mind, subconscious, unconscious mind, psyche, ego, superego, id, inner self, innermost self, self, inner man/woman



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  • Becca pouted at him, unconsciously and most likely unintentionally jabbing an elbow in his gut.
  • Whether consciously or unconsciously, in incident after incident they have been giving themselves away.
  • It is simply a question of a country, perhaps unconsciously, following the wrong policies.

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