noun. with regard to the traditional psychoanalytic theory of Sigmund Freud, the degree of the psyche which consists of ideas, emotions, and urges not currently in consciousness, but that can be more or less readily called into such. 2. adjective. designating or corresponding to ideas, emotions, and urges at this level of the psyche. Commonly referred to as foreconscious.

PRECONSCIOUS (PCS) 1: "The preconscious is often blamed for the abrupt reactions people having to stressful situations."
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