Anoetic
Anoetic An`o*et"ic, a. [Gr. ? unthinkable; ? priv. + ? perceptible, thinkable.] 1. Unthinkable. [Rare] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Psychol.) Not subject to conscious attention; having an indefinite, relatively passive, conscious being; characteristic of the ``fringe'' or ``margin'' of consciousness. [1913 Webster]

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. --G. F. Stout. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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