Preconscious definition

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The memories or feelings that are not part of one's immediate awareness but that can be recalled through conscious effort.
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(psychoanalysis) Of or pertaining to that part of a person's mental activity which is not immediately conscious, but which can be easily recalled.
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The memories or feelings that are not part of one's immediate awareness but that can be recalled through conscious effort.
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(psychology) (of memories) That one is not aware of, but can be recalled through conscious effort.
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(psychology) The sum of these memories.
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the preconscious
  • preconscious mental activity
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the preconscious