Freudian slip(redirected from Freudian slips)
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A verbal mistake that is thought to reveal a repressed belief, thought, or emotion.
(Psychology) any action, such as a slip of the tongue, that may reveal an unconscious thought
an inadvertent mistake in speech or writing that supposedly reveals an unconscious motive, wish, attitude, etc.
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|Noun||1.||Freudian slip - a slip-up that (according to Sigmund Freud) results from the operation of unconscious wishes or conflicts and can reveal unconscious processes in normal healthy individuals|