Electra complex

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Electra complex

n.
In psychoanalysis, a daughter's unconscious libidinal desire for her father.

Electra complex

n
(Psychoanalysis) psychoanal the sexual attachment of a female child to her father. See also penis envy

Elec′tra com`plex


n.
Psychoanal.
an unresolved, unconscious libidinous desire of a daughter for her father. Compare Oedipus complex.

Electra complex

A daughter’s fixation on her father.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Electra complex - a complex of females; sexual attraction to the father
complex - (psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
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Electra complex

n (Psych) → Elektrakomplex m
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