inkblot test

inkblot test

[ingk-blot]
noun
any of various psychological tests in which varied patterns formed by blotted, ink are interpreted by the subject.
Compare Rorschach test.


Origin:
1925–30; ink + blot1

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inkblot test

any of a number of psychological tests in which a person is asked to interpret ambiguous patterns made by inkblots; the best-known of these is the Rorschach test

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