toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

subconscious
used in Flowers for Algernon -- Short Story

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
mental activity of which one is not aware, but which can influence feelings and behavior; or the part of the mind that engages in such activity
  • He says its the same thing and I have two minds. Theres the subconscious and the conscious (thats how you spell it) and one dont tell the other one what its doing. They dont even talk to each other.
    p. 6.1
subconscious = mental activity of which we are not aware, but which can influence feelings and behavior

(editor's note:  Many people use this as a synonym for unconscious; though experts in the mind may distinguish a difference.)
  • I just looked up the word in the dictionary Dr Strauss gave me. The word is SUBCONSCIOUS. adj. of the nature of mental operations yet not present in consciousness;
    p. 6.2
  • subconscious = mental activity of which we are not aware, but which can influence feelings and behavior

    (editor's note:  Many people use this as a synonym for unconscious; though experts in the mind may distinguish a difference.)
  • subconscious conflict of desires
    p. 6.3
subconscious = mental activity of which one is not aware

(editor's note:  Many people use this as a synonym for unconscious; though experts in the mind may distinguish a difference.)
There are no more uses of "subconscious" in Flowers for Algernon -- Short Story.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia Article