word association

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word association

n
(Psychoanalysis) an early method of psychoanalysis in which the patient thinks of the first word that comes into consciousness on hearing a given word. In this way it was claimed that aspects of the unconscious could be revealed before defence mechanisms intervene
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Mallett merrily smacking youngsters on the bonce with a giant foam mallet if they answered a word association game wrongly.
Let's play a word association game. I say "millennials" and you say "hipster"?
If most of us were playing a word association game and were given Easter, the first thing we would say would be "chocolate".
If we were to play the word association game, debt will immediately conjure negative thoughts and feelings.
If you were playing a word association game, the name "New York City" might trigger shouts of any of a dozen concrete and glass icons, like "Times Square!" "Soho!" or "Rockefeller Center." The name "Central Park" might trigger "horse and carriage rides" or "Central Park Zoo." That's getting warmer, but it would still be a long time before someone exclaimed "wildlife!" No one knows that better than New York City Parks Department Urban Ranger, Sunny Corrao.
"The so-called Islamic State," she said, "continues to spread its evil ideology with terror tactics, not only maligning Islam and Muslims at every turn but changing global perceptions of our region." To prove this point, Her Majesty asked audience members to participate in a word association game and challenged her listeners to think of the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the words "Middle East" and "Muslim." Her Majesty insisted that although there is a military effort to defeat Daesh, Muslims must do more on the ideological front.
One of the exercises we did with them was a word association game. I gave them a word or phrase and they told me the first thing that popped into their head.
IN a word association game, if I said 'cheap' you might well say 'nasty.' .' We've become increasingly programmed to see price as a barometer of a product's intrinsic worth.
IF we were to play a vehicular word association game, I might say Mini and you would probably say Cooper.
FANC F Y a word association game? I'll start - Gleneagles.
London, April 24 ( ANI ): Madonna has been slammed by her fans after she used 'gay' as an insult for leafy vegetable kale in a word association game.