Pronunciation: (sub-kon'shus), [key]
1. existing or operating in the mind beneath or beyond consciousness: the subconscious self. Cf. preconscious, unconscious.
2. imperfectly or not wholly conscious: subconscious motivations.
the totality of mental processes of which the individual is not aware; unreportable mental activities.
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