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unconscious

 [un-kon´shus]
1. insensible; incapable of responding to sensory stimuli and of having subjective experiences.
2. the part of the mind that is not readily accessible to conscious awareness by ordinary means but whose existence may be manifested in symptom formation, in dreams, or under the influence of drugs; it is one of the systems of Freud's topographic model of the mind.
collective unconscious in jungian psychology, the portion of the unconscious that is theoretically common to mankind.

un·con·scious

(ŭn-kon'shŭs),
1. Not conscious.
2. In psychoanalysis, the psychic structure comprising the drives and feelings of which one is unaware.
Synonym(s): insensible (1)

unconscious

/un·con·scious/ (un-kon´shus)
1. insensible; incapable of responding to sensory stimuli and of having subjective experiences.
2. the part of the mind not readily accessible to conscious awareness but whose existence may be manifested in symptom formation, in dreams, or under the influence of drugs.

collective unconscious  the elements of the unconscious that are theoretically common to mankind.

unconscious

(ŭn-kŏn′shəs)
adj.
1. Lacking awareness and the capacity for sensory perception; not conscious.
2. Temporarily lacking consciousness.
3. Occurring in the absence of conscious awareness or thought: unconscious resentment; unconscious fears.
4. Without conscious control; involuntary or unintended: an unconscious mannerism.
n.
The division of the mind in psychoanalytic theory containing elements of psychic makeup, such as memories or repressed desires, that are not subject to conscious perception or control but that often affect conscious thoughts and behavior.

un·con′scious·ly adv.
un·con′scious·ness n.

unconscious

[unkon′shəs]
Etymology: ME, un + L, conscire, to be aware
1 unaware of the surrounding environment; insensible; incapable of responding to sensory stimuli.
2 (in psychiatry) the part of the mental function in which thoughts, ideas, emotions, or memories are beyond awareness and rarely subject to ready recall. It contains data that have never been conscious or that were conscious at one time, usually for a brief period, and later repressed. Compare preconscious. See also collective unconscious, personal unconscious.

unconscious

adjective
1. Not conscious, referring to a reflex movement.
2. The psychic structure(s), per the psychoanalytic construct, of which a person is unaware Psychiatry That part of the mind or mental functioning of which the content is only rarely subject to awareness; it is a repository for data that have never been conscious–primary repression or that may have been conscious briefly and later repressed–secondary repression.

un·con·scious

(ŭn-kon'shŭs)
1. Not conscious; lacking awareness.
2. psychoanalysis The psychic structure comprising the drives and feelings of which one is unaware.
Synonym(s): insensible (1) .

unconscious

1. Pertaining to a person lacking awareness or to mental processes that proceed outside consciousness.
2. A person's total memory store, whether immediately accessible or not.
3. The domain of the psyche, characterized by Freud (see FREUDIAN THEORY) as having a content that was not accessible because it was unacceptable and thus repressed. Compare CONSCIOUS, SUBCONSCIOUS.

unconscious,

n in hypnotherapy, the unconscious is viewed as sensory information not in current awareness.

un·con·scious

(ŭn-kon'shŭs)
1. Not conscious.
2. In psychoanalysis, the psychic structure comprising the drives and feelings of which one is unaware.
Synonym(s): insensible (1) .

unconscious

insensible; incapable of responding to sensory stimuli and of having subjective experiences.
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