- The definition of subconscious is something happening with little or no perception by the individual.
When you have a desire that comes from a part of your mind you cannot control, this is an example of something that would be described as a subconscious desire.
- The subconscious is the part of your mind which operates without your awareness and over which you do not have active control.
The part of your mind that creates your dreams is an example of your subconscious.
- occurring without conscious perception, or with only slight perception, on the part of the individual: said of mental processes and reactions
- not fully conscious; imperfectly aware
(comparative more subconscious, superlative most subconscious)