macilent

macilent

- Means "lean, thin" or "shriveled," i.e. lacking in substance.
See also related terms for lean.
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in the psychotic we find no capacity for reverie, no alpha, or a very deficient alpha, and so none of the capacities -- or extremely macilent capacities -- which depend on alpha, namely attention, passing of judgement, memory, and dream-pictures, or pictorial imagery that is capable of yielding associations.