exhibiting or pertaining to anaclisis.
(psychoanal) of or relating to relationships that are characterized by the strong dependence of one person on others or another
anaclitic an·a·clit·ic (ān’ə-klĭt’ĭk)
Having a physical and emotional dependence on another person, especially relating to the dependence of an infant on a mother or surrogate mother.
a figure of speech in which an appeal is made to one’s listeners or opponents for their opinion or judgment as to the subject under discussion.
- Anaclitic depression
anaclitic depression anaclitic depression n. The impairment of an infant’s physical, social, and intellectual development following separation from its mother or primary caregiver.
a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence, as It makes me so—I just get angry. an instance of anacoluthia. Historical Examples anacoluthon, a want of grammatical and logical sequence in the structure of a sentence. The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2 Various The anacoluthon in Mk iv, 31, is avoided by Matthew […]
lack of grammatical sequence or coherence, especially in a sentence. noun (rhetoric) lack of grammatical sequence, esp within a single sentence