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 ?
The Freudians (he says) have made more or less of a
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.
To be called a homophobe is to have a diagnostic label placed on one, suggesting slyly--with that insufferable sanctimony only Freudians are capable of--that one's objections have nothing to do with reason, tradition, theology, or anything else: one is opposed to homosexuality because one is oneself repressed and, quite likely, a sodomite in secret.
After World War II when the nature part of the nature-nurture controversy became firmly linked with the Nazis, Freudians emphasized the nurture part of his theory.