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Ad·ler(äd′lər, ăd′-), Alfred 1870-1937.
Austrian psychiatrist who rejected Sigmund Freud's emphasis on sexuality and theorized that neurotic behavior is an overcompensation for feelings of inferiority.
Ad·ler(ăd′lər), Cyrus 1863-1940.
American religious leader and educator who was president of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (1924-1940) and edited scholarly works concerning Judaism.
Ad·ler(ăd′lər, äd′-), Felix 1851-1933.
German-born American educator and reformer who founded the Society for Ethical Culture (1876), an organization dedicated to the teaching of ethical ideals.
Adler, Mortimer Jerome 1902-2001.
American educator and philosopher whose numerous published works include How to Read a Book (1940) and The Conditions of Philosophy (1965).
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1. (Biography) Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1870–1937, Austrian psychiatrist, noted for his descriptions of overcompensation and inferiority feelings
2. (Biography) Larry, full name Lawrence Cecil Adler. 1914–2001, US harmonica player
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Ad•ler(ˈæd lər; for 1-3 also ˈɑd lər)
1. Alfred, 1870–1937, Austrian psychiatrist and psychologist.
2. Cyrus, 1863–1940, U.S. religious scholar.
3. Felix, 1851–1933, U.S. educator, reformer, and writer.
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