Oedipean

Oedipean

[ed-uh-pee-uhn]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Oedipus or the Oedipus complex.

Origin:
1615–25; Oedip(us) + -ean, variant of -ian

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Oedipus complex
 
n
psychoanal Compare Electra complex a group of emotions, usually unconscious, involving the desire of a child, esp a male child, to possess sexually the parent of the opposite sex while excluding the parent of the same sex
 
'oedipal
 
adj
 
oedi'pean
 
adj

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