Definition of Subliminal

1. Adjective. Below the threshold of conscious perception.




Definition of Subliminal

1. a. Existing in the mind, but below the surface or threshold of consciousness; that is, existing as feeling rather than as clear ideas.

Definition of Subliminal

1. Adjective. (context: of a stimulus) Below the threshold of conscious perception, especially if still able to produce a response. ¹

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Definition of Subliminal

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subliminal

sublimation energy
sublimations
sublimatories
sublimatory
sublime
sublimed
sublimely
sublimeness
sublimenesses
sublimer
sublimers
sublimes
sublimest
sublimification
sublimifications
subliminal (current term)
subliminal message
subliminal messages
subliminally
subliming
sublimit
sublimities
sublimits
sublimity
subline
sublinear
sublinearity
sublinearly
sublineation
sublineations

Literary usage of Subliminal

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1. The Yoga-system of PataƱjali: The Book of the Spiritual Man : an Interpretation by PataƱjali, Vyāsa, Vācaspatimiśra (1914)
"Thus first comes insight and then [follow] subliminal-impressions. How is it that this excess of subliminal-impressions will not provide the mind-stuff with ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1913)
"differences in the same capacities, but this is the only difference for which there is any evidence and we do not require subliminal ..."

3. The Varieties of religious experience: A Study in Human Nature; Being the by William James (1902)
"It thus is ' scientific ' to interpret all otherwise unaccountable invasive alterations of consciousness as results of the tension of subliminal memories ..."

4. Collected Papers on the Psychology of Phantasy by Constance Ellen Long (1921)
"Freud's " unconscious " corresponds in part to the " subliminal" of Myers, viz. " those thoughts and feelings lying beneath the ordinary threshold of ..."

5. Hypnotism: Its History, Practice and Theory by John Milne Bramwell (1906)
"He held that to the subliminal consciousness and memory a far wider range, both of physiological and of psychical activity, was open than to the ..."

6. Are the Dead Alive?: The Problem of Physical [!] Research that the World's by Fremont Rider (1909)
"... the subliminal and supraliminal, persists after the death and decay of the bodily organism."1 And what was this hypothesis of "the subliminal self"? ..."

7. Spiritual Pluralism and Recent Philosophy by Cyril Albert Richardson (1919)
"Moreover, we realize the presence of such subliminal images when we attempt to recall one distinctly, and for the moment it escapes us. ..."

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