inkblot test


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inkblot test

n.
Rorschach test.

ink′blot test`


n.
any psychological test in which patterns formed by inkblots are interpreted by the subject. Compare Rorschach test.
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Noun1.inkblot 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
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