The memories or feelings that are not part of one's immediate awareness but that can be recalled through conscious effort.(noun)
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Use "preconscious" in a sentence
"We do know that the formation of conscience and the formation of various types of behavior come in what we call a preconscious level."
"He predictably avoids the language of the subconscious; but his 'preconscious' in fact works in much the same way."
"For me, intuition is a preconscious or perhaps subconscious knowing."