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Related to anoetic: half-conscious


Lacking the power of comprehension, as in severe and profound levels of mental retardation.
[G. anoēsia, from a- priv. + noos, perception]
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Panksepp (2011) "A neurocognitive theory of higher mental emergence: from anoetic affective experiences to noetic knowledge and autonoetic awareness".