Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 07/19/16 Subliminal

Subliminal (adjective)
subliminal [suhb-lim-uh-nl]


adjective, Psychology.
1. 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.

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Origin: 1885-90; sub- + Latin līmin- (stem of līmen) threshold + -al

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