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subconscious

adjective [not gradable]  us   /sʌbˈkɑn·ʃəs/
relating to thoughts and feelings that exist in the mind and influence your behavior although you are not aware of them: On some subconscious level he wants to make her miserable.
subconscious
noun [U]  us   /sʌbˈkɑn·ʃəs/
My subconscious works on things while I’m asleep.
subconsciously
adverb [not gradable]  us   /sʌbˈkɑn·ʃəs·li/
When people see these pictures, they subconsciously think of their childhoods.
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