Cain might just be for conservatives what Barack Obama was for liberals in 2008—a kind of wish-fulfillment candidate.
wish-fulfillment has become that phrase for the new dream-science.
So this is the second wish-fulfillment, but the wish is that of the husband.
You also make use of this unpleasant state of mind to conceal the wish-fulfillment.
It is in fact the wish-fulfillment that has already induced us to separate dreams into two groups.
This is the same manner of consenting to a wish-fulfillment which the queen of the Parthians chose for the triumvir Crassus.
Here, I say, in these two or three instances, we have the "wish-fulfillment" in its clearest form.
Glance now, among these dreams, at a simple example of "wish-fulfillment."
Professor Freud's discovery is in brief that the dream is a wish-fulfillment.
Of course it is unbelievable that the wish-fulfillment characteristic has not been noted by writers on the dream.
wish fulfillment n.
In psychoanalytic theory, the satisfaction of a desire, a need, or an impulse through a dream or other exercise of the imagination.