- 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
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 part of your mind that creates your dreams is an example of your subconscious.
(comparative more subconscious, superlative most subconscious)