the inclusion of the object
or object reference within the inflected verb
form, a type of word-formation frequent in American Indian languages.
Psychoanalysis. the adoption of the views or characteristics of others, occurring in children as part of learning and maturation and in adults as a defense mechanism.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English incorporacioun Related forms
< Late Latin incorporātiōn-
(stem of incorporātiō
), equivalent to incorporāt
) (see incorporate1
) + -iōn -ion