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word association

noun
1.
stimulation of an associative pattern by a word.
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British Dictionary definitions for word association

word association

noun
1.
an early method of psychoanalysis in which the patient thinks of the first word that comes into consciousness on hearing a given word. In this way it was claimed that aspects of the unconscious could be revealed before defence mechanisms intervene
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Contemporary definitions for word association
noun

the connection and production of other words in response to a given word, done spontaneously as a game, creative technique, or in a psychiatric evaluation

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