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adjective, Psychology.
existing or operating below the threshold of consciousness; being or employing stimuli insufficiently intense to produce a discrete sensation but often being or designed to be intense enough to influence the mental processes or the behavior of the individual:
a subliminal stimulus; subliminal advertising.
resulting from processes of which the individual is not aware
(of stimuli) less than the minimum intensity or duration required to elicit a response

subliminal sub·lim·i·nal (sŭb-lĭm’ə-nəl)

Below the threshold of conscious perception. Used of stimuli.

Inadequate to produce conscious awareness but able to evoke a response.

sub·lim’i·nal·ly adv.


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