from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lower or deeper sense.
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The surface sense of strangeness between them, the undersense of intimate nearness -- thrilling as it was -- made speech astonishingly difficult.
For seven weeks he had worked at it without interruption; and for seven weeks he had been happy: companioned by the vivid creatures of his brain; and, better still, by a quickened undersense of his mother's vital share in the 'blossom and fruit of his life.'
And still through his consciousness ran an undersense of conviction that all was right -- that he should have her again as before, and everything explained.
Strange, wasn't it, that the undersense should be conscious of that little thing, while the over-sense was adding a sensational postscript to the opera? "