Freudian

Freudian

[froi-dee-uhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Sigmund Freud or his doctrines, especially with respect to the causes and treatment of neurotic and psychopathic states, the interpretation of dreams, etc.
noun
2.
a person, especially a psychoanalyst, who adheres to the basic doctrines of Freud.

Origin:
1905–10; Freud + -ian

Freudianism, noun
anti-Freudian, adjective, noun
anti-Freudianism, noun
post-Freudian, adjective
pro-Freudian, adjective, noun
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Freudian (ˈfrɔɪdɪən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his ideas
 
n
2.  a person who follows or believes in the basic ideas of Sigmund Freud
 
'Freudianism
 
n

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Freudian
1910, used at first in a general way for "sexual," from name of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. Freudian slip first attested 1959.
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Freudian Freud·i·an (froi'dē-ən)
adj.
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.

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Freudian definition


Pertaining to or agreeing with the theories of Sigmund Freud.

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