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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
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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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