subliminal

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Morphologically sub- + Latin līmen (threshold) (genitive līminis) + -al, a calque of German unterschwellig (beneath the threshold).

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subliminal (comparative more subliminal, superlative most subliminal)

  1. (of a stimulus) Below the threshold of conscious perception, especially if still able to produce a response.

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subliminal m (feminine subliminale, masculine plural subliminaux, feminine plural subliminales)

  1. subliminal

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

subliminal m, f (plural subliminales)

  1. subliminal