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Hi

Which is better as a title for the book: The Power of Subconsciousness or Subconsciousness Power???

thanks
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How about: 'The Power of the Subconscious'
NewguestHi

Which is better as a title for the book: The Power of Subconsciousness or Subconsciousness Power???

thanks
Hi,
It is always better to use the first form than the second one. Here is the reason.
The Power of Subconsciousness means the power possessed by the subconsciousness and that is what you had actually meant, I believe.

Subconsciousness Power doesn't refer to the power possessed by the subconsciousness rather it just states some type of power as we have nuclear power, hydro power ...etc.

I guess this would help you.
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AnnvanHow about: 'The Power of the Subconscious'
My thoughs exactly!

(Good to see you Ann - you've been hiding lately!)
Hi

But why "subconscious" instead of "subconsciousness"??? And do I have to put "the" before this word?

thanks
You need the "the" before "subconscious," yes. Not before "subconsciousness."

As for why -- I don't know. I just really prefer Annvan's version.
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Grammar GeekYou need the "the" before "subconscious," yes. Not before "subconsciousness."

As for why -- I don't know. I just really prefer Annvan's version.

So it means that both "subconsciousness" and "subconscious" are correct and you just prefer the second version more? Is there any rule why do I have to put "the" before subconscious and no "the" before subconsciousness?

thank you