Anoetic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Anoetic (Psychol) Not subject to conscious attention; having an indefinite, relatively passive, conscious being; characteristic of the “fringe” or “margin” of consciousness. "Presentation considered as having an existence relatively independent of thought, may be called sentience, or anoetic consciousness. Thought and sentience are fundamentally distinct mental functions."
    • Anoetic Unthinkable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • anoetic Unthinkable; inconceivable: opposed to noëtic (which see).
    • anoetic In psychology, relating to or characterized by anoësis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. unthinkable; priv. + perceptible, thinkable