Instead, in an apparent Freudian slip, he said, “We must replace the discredited president.”
Quell is a feral creature; a personification of the Freudian id.
On his website, Rove refers to this story as involving “a lottery in Baghdad,” a Freudian slip of epic proportions.
From my Freudian vantage point, the article seems to give us a unique portrait of the libertarian as a young man.
The Freudian underpinnings that permeated Suddenly Last Summer are also present here.
He's a desperate Freudian, you know, and they're not nearly so good as the others.
The unconscious is not, of course, the clue to the Freudian theory.
As for the foreigner, what he falls into is the typically Freudian blunder of projecting his own worst weakness into another.
He is quite Freudian in his indignation that any young woman should habit herself so.
The Freudian school of psychologists calls this "sublimation."
1910, used at first in a general way for "sexual," from name of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. Freudian slip first attested 1959.
Freudian Freud·i·an (froi'dē-ən)
Relating to or being in accordance with the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud. n.
An individual who accepts the tenets of psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud, especially a psychiatrist who applies Freudian theory and method in conducting psychotherapy.