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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. All of the psyche that is not part of the ego or the conscious self.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That part of the psyche excluding the ego

Etymologies

Translation of German Nichtich : nicht, not + Ich, I, ego.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From non- +‎ ego (Wiktionary)

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