Freudian slip

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Freudian slip

n.
A verbal mistake that is thought to reveal a repressed belief, thought, or emotion.

Freudian slip

n
(Psychology) any action, such as a slip of the tongue, that may reveal an unconscious thought

Freud′ian slip′


n.
an inadvertent mistake in speech or writing that supposedly reveals an unconscious motive, wish, attitude, etc.
[1950–55]
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Noun1.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
parapraxis, slip-up, miscue, slip - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
Translations
freudovské přeřeknutí
lapsuslapsus révélateur

Freudian slip

Freudian slip

nlapsus m inv freudiano
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