Rorschach test


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Ror·schach test

 (rôr′shäk′, -shäKH′)
n.
A psychological test in which a subject's interpretations of a series of standard inkblots are analyzed as an indication of personality traits, preoccupations, and conflicts.

[After Hermann Rorschach (1884-1922), Swiss psychiatrist.]

Rorschach test

(ˈrɔːʃɑːk; German ˈrɔrʃax)
n
(Psychology) psychol a personality test consisting of a number of unstructured ink blots presented for interpretation
[C20: named after Hermann Rorschach (1884–1922), Swiss psychiatrist]

Ror′schach test`

(ˈrɔr ʃɑk, ˈroʊr-)
n.
a diagnostic test of personality and intellect based on the viewer's interpretations of a standard series of inkblot designs. Compare inkblot test.
[1925–30; after Hermann Rorschach (1884–1922), Swiss psychiatrist, who devised it]
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Noun1.Rorschach test - a projective tests using bilaterally symmetrical inkblots; subjects state what they see in the inkblot
projective device, projective technique, projective test - any personality test designed to yield information about someone's personality on the basis of their unrestricted response to ambiguous objects or situations
Translations

Ror·schach test

n. prueba de Rorschach, prueba psicológica por la cual se revelan rasgos de la personalidad a través de la interpretación de una serie de borrones de tinta.
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