Subliminal – A stimulus below the threshold of conscious awareness; affecting someone's mind without them being aware of it
The subjects let the criminal (subliminal) take their money. She had used a film to alter their minds without them knowing.
Examples of subliminal in a sentence
In the past, commercials included subliminal messages that encouraged people to buy certain products.
Colour has a profound, often subliminal, impact on our perceptions and emotions.
You can buy self-hypnosis books and subliminal tapes to help you break your drinking habit.