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Freud

[froid; German froit] /frɔɪd; German frɔɪt/
noun
1.
Anna, 1895–1982, British psychoanalyst, born in Austria (daughter of Sigmund Freud).
2.
Lucian, 1932–2011, British painter, born in Germany; grandson of Sigmund Freud.
3.
Sigmund
[sig-muh nd;; German zeekh-moo nt] /ˈsɪg mənd;; German ˈzix mʊnt/ (Show IPA),
1856–1939, Austrian neurologist: founder of psychoanalysis.
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anti-Freud, adjective
pro-Freud, adjective
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Freud

/frɔɪd/
noun
1.
Anna. 1895–1982, Austrian psychiatrist: daughter of Sigmund Freud and pioneer of child psychoanalysis
2.
Sir Clement. 1924–2009, British broadcaster, writer, politician, and chef; best known as a panellist on the radio game show Just a Minute; grandson of Sigmund Freud
3.
Lucian. 1922–2011, British painter, esp of nudes and portraits; grandson of Sigmund Freud
4.
Sigmund (ˈziːkmʊnt). 1856–1939, Austrian psychiatrist; originator of psychoanalysis, based on free association of ideas and analysis of dreams. He stressed the importance of infantile sexuality in later development, evolving the concept of the Oedipus complex. His works include The Interpretation of Dreams (1900) and The Ego and the Id (1923)
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Freud (froid), Anna. 1895-1982.

Austrian-born British psychoanalyst noted for her application of psychoanalysis to child therapy.

Freud , Sigmund. 1856-1939.

Austrian physician and founder of psychoanalysis who theorized that the symptoms of hysterical patients represent forgotten and unresolved infantile psychosexual conflicts. His psychoanalytic theories profoundly influenced 20th-century thought.

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