Abreaction



release of emotional tension achieved through recalling a repressed traumatic experience.
noun
(psychoanal) the release and expression of emotional tension associated with repressed ideas by bringing those ideas into consciousness

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  • Abreast

    side by side; beside each other in a line: They walked two abreast down the street. equal to or alongside in progress, attainment, or awareness (usually followed by of or with): to keep abreast of scientific developments; keeping abreast with the times. Contemporary Examples Curious housewives stepped out in their aprons to watch them march […]

  • Abreast of

    side by side; beside each other in a line: They walked two abreast down the street. equal to or alongside in progress, attainment, or awareness (usually followed by of or with): to keep abreast of scientific developments; keeping abreast with the times. adjective (postpositive) alongside each other and facing in the same direction foll by […]



  • Abreast with

    side by side; beside each other in a line: They walked two abreast down the street. equal to or alongside in progress, attainment, or awareness (usually followed by of or with): to keep abreast of scientific developments; keeping abreast with the times. adjective (postpositive) alongside each other and facing in the same direction foll by […]

  • Abri

    a shelter, especially a dugout. Archaeology. a rock shelter formed by the overhang of a cliff and often containing prehistoric occupation deposits. Historical Examples abri la boca para decir algo en consonancia con tan maravilloso pensamiento; pero slo exhal un suspiro. Doa Perfecta Benito Prez Galds The charcoal calcined by this abri, has been found […]



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