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
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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.
But it never occurs to Miller to comment on the significance of Jewish names such as Feltzman and Rosenthal among the early Russian Freudians, nor does it occur to him to wonder whether the Jewish origins of psychoanalysis might have had something to do with its demise.
Freudians make their living from therapy and fees for analyst training and they established their own institutes that are often run by charismatic leaders (or even families as in the case of the Menningers)(Roazen, 1974; Friedman, 1990; Kurzweil 1985).
The only people who do not understand them are Freudians and philosophers
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.
One thing Freudians and anti-Freudians, Oprah and Erikson, agree on is that excessive dependence on a parent impedes normal maturation, making it impossible to love and work successfully as an adult.
Freudian Slip, a boutique selling lingerie and loungewear, moved from its longtime location on Pearl Street to the market.
In this book, Yiannis Gabriel takes a markedly Freudian perspective on several basic areas of organizations.
Difficult as the verbal logic is, the images seem nevertheless easily attributed to the staple repertoire of Freudian imagery--perhaps we never quite read the text, therefore, so much as gloss the text instead.