Definition of Preconscious

1. a. Of or pertaining to a state before consciousness.



Definition of Preconscious

1. Adjective. (psychology) (''of memories'') that one is not aware of, but can be recalled through conscious effort ¹

2. Noun. (psychology) The sum of these memories ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preconscious

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Preconscious

preconform
preconformational
preconformed
preconforming
preconformity
preconforms
precongruence
precongruences
preconization
preconizations
preconize
preconized
preconizes
preconizing
preconquest
preconscious (current term)
preconsciouses
preconsciously
preconsent
preconsign
preconsigned
preconsolidated
preconsonantal
preconsonantally
preconstitute
preconstituted
preconstitutes
preconstituting
preconstitutional
preconstructed

Literary usage of Preconscious

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Universal Order by Mrs Friederika Quitman Ogden (1915)
"Is unconscious Nature, in preconscious tree and stock and stone, nearer to "Pre- Nature conscious" Nature which lies back of this shifting "Maia," than is ..."

2. Organic Lies: Misconceptions of the United States Organic Act in America and ...by Mary Choate by Mary Choate (2007)
"Under this technical understanding all agricultures are similar to the processes of the mind. As in the human mind, the effects of all preconscious actions ..."

3. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields ...by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"The animal that practices agriculture creates a system of food production that has both conscious and preconscious actions, and a structure and character ..."

4. Contributions to Mental Philosophy by Immanuel Hermann Fichte (1860)
"There is twofold life of the soul; a preconscious and a conscious. The preconscious life is seen in the building up of the organism ; in all•the instinctive ..."

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