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subconscious

noun [S] uk   /ˌsʌbˈkɒn.ʃəs/ us    /-ˈkɑːn-/
the part of your mind that notices and remembers information when you are not actively trying to do so, and influences your behaviour even though you do not realize it: The memory was buried deep within my subconscious.

subconscious

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌsʌbˈkɒn.ʃəs/ us    /-ˈkɑːn-/
relating to this part of your mind: subconscious thoughts/fears Such memories exist only on/at the subconscious level. Our subconscious mind registers things which our conscious mind is not aware of.
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subconsciously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
C2 I think I must have known subconsciously that something was going on between them.
Translations of “subconscious”
in Spanish subconsciente…
in French subconscient…
in German unterbewußt, das Unterbewußts(in)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 潛意識,下意識…
in Russian подсознательный…
in Turkish bilinçaltında olan, şuuraltındaki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 潜意识,下意识…
in Polish podświadomy…
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