nonconscious nonconscious

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) concerning mental functioning that is not represented in consciousness
  2. (adj) relating to the lack of consciousness of inanimate things

Usage(s):

  1. Then they were given assessments of nonconscious mood: in word tests, volunteers were asked to complete fragments such as jo or ang with letters of their choice.
  2. It was such a dramatic experience that he never forgot it, at least in his nonconscious part of the brain.

Quotes

  1. "In the latter part of his career," Le said, "Allan's been conducting ground-breaking research in the processing capabilities of autistic savants. His work demonstrated the ability to access the nonconscious processing capabilities of the...
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Tan Le Source: NewsFactor Network

  2. In his influential book "Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious," University of Virginia psychology Professor Timothy D. Wilson argues that we all possess "a nonconscious filter that examines the information reaching our...
    on May 29, 2007 By: St Timothy Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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inadvertent inadvertent
/ˌɪ nəd ˈvɜr tənt /