Freudian


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Freud·i·an

 (froi′dē-ən)
adj.
Relating to or being in accordance with the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud.
n.
A person who accepts the basic tenets of the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud, especially a psychiatrist or psychologist who applies Freudian theory and method in conducting psychotherapy.

Freud′i·an·ism n.

Freudian

(ˈfrɔɪdɪən)
adj
(Psychology) of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his ideas
n
(Psychology) a person who follows or believes in the basic ideas of Sigmund Freud
ˈFreudianˌism n

Freud•i•an

(ˈfrɔɪ di ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Sigmund Freud or his theories.
n.
2. a person who adheres to the basic theories or practices of Freud.
[1905–10]
Freud′i•an•ism, n.

Freudian

Typical of the psychology of Sigmund Freud, especially in stressing the importance of the influence of infantile sexuality on the later adult.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Freudian - a person who follows the basic theories or practices of Sigmund Freud
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
Adj.1.Freudian - of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his psychoanalytic ideas; "Freudian theories"
Translations
FreudianerFreudianerinfreudianisch

Freudian

[ˈfrɔɪdɪən]
A. ADJfreudiano
B. Nfreudiano/a m/f
C. CPD Freudian slip Nlapsus m inv linguae

Freudian

[ˈfrɔɪdiən] adjfreudien(ne)Freudian slip nlapsus m

Freudian

adj (Psych, fig) → Freudsch attr, → freudianisch; very Freudian!was Freud wohl dazu sagen würde!
nFreudianer(in) m(f)

Freudian

[ˈfrɔɪdɪən] adjfreudiano/a

Freudian

a. freudiano, rel. a las doctrinas de Sigmund Freud, neurólogo vienés (1856-1939).

Freudian

adj freudiano
References in classic literature ?
For this reason, the Freudian "unconscious" has been a consolation to many quiet and well-behaved persons.
On the contrary, we shall suppose that, although Freudian "repression" undoubtedly occurs and is important, it is not the usual reason for unconsciousness of our wishes.
The Freudians (he says) have made more or less of a
I happen to love most of these grotesque breeds, including Vanessa Beecroft's Galatea-like fashion models, Charles Ray's American version of Gulliver's Travels, the Chapman brothers' Freudian Island of Doctor Moreau, and Mariko Mon's high-tech Japanese fairies.
In clearly a Freudian slip of the tongue, Davis now regularly refers to the state water agency as California's ``DWP''- Department of Water and Power.
Instead of a symbol to wrap up the narrative in a neat Freudian package, we find apples and oranges confirming--or warning us off?
TALES FROM THE CLIPS: Remember the time on ``The Tonight Show'' that Ed Ames threw that tomahawk at a plywood cutout of a man, and the tomahawk landed, um, below its target, in a blatantly Freudian position?
Shakespeareans familiar with Shell's 1988 The End of Kinship will recognize the Freudian and anthropological theories he applies here.
Bellamy does not accept, one gathers, any of the feminist challenges to Freudian or Lacanian accounts of female sexuality, and tends to present their theories as a matter of inevitability.
The works have their aesthetic and Freudian subtexts to puzzle out, and these can hold the viewer a certain while, but the elaborateness of contrivance and production seems for the moment to outweigh the return.
In a Daliesque theater of foreshortened anatomy and fantastic perspective, the guru of American ballet is projected as a Freudian juggling of three charismatic personalities - businessman in immaculate Wall Street attire; nude athlete fig-leafed by a boxing glove; man of action confronting the spectator in a baseball jacket.
Lapides, incidentally, never has been in analysis and considers herself more a Jungian than a Freudian.