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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.Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personalityMind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis

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.Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personalityMind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
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