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subliminal

 [sub-lim´ĭ-nal]
below the threshold of sensation or conscious awareness.

sub·lim·i·nal

(sŭb-lim'i-năl),
Below the threshold of perception or excitation; below the limit or threshold of consciousness.
[sub- + L. limen (limin-), threshold]

subliminal

/sub·lim·i·nal/ (-lim´ĭ-n'l) below the threshold of sensation or conscious awareness.

subliminal

(sŭb-lĭm′ə-nəl)
adj. Psychology
1. Below the threshold of conscious perception. Used of stimuli.
2. Inadequate to produce conscious awareness but able to evoke a response: subliminal propaganda.

sub·lim′i·nal·ly adv.

subliminal

[-lim′inəl]
Etymology: L, sub + limen, threshold
taking place below the threshold of sensory perception or outside the range of conscious awareness.

sub·lim·i·nal

(sŭb-lim'i-năl)
Below the threshold of perception or excitation; below the limit or threshold of consciousness.
[sub- + L. limen (limin-), threshold]

subliminal

(of stimuli) below the level that would result in a response.

subliminal

at a level below sensory threshold

sub·lim·i·nal

(sŭb-lim'i-năl)
Below threshold of perception, excitation, or consciousness.
[sub- + L. limen (limin-), threshold]

subliminal,

adj below the threshold of sensory perception or outside the range of conscious awareness.