a school of neo-Freudian psychology holding that the ego has autonomous energy and functions independently.
[ee-goh-sin-ton-ik, eg-oh-] /ˈi goʊ sɪnˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ-/ adjective, Psychiatry. 1. of or relating to aspects of one’s behavior or attitudes viewed as acceptable and consistent with one’s fundamental personality and beliefs (contrasted with ). ego-syntonic adj. Acceptable to the aims of the ego.
[ee-goh-surf eg-o‐] /ˈi goʊˌsɜrf ˈɛg ɒ‐/ verb (used without object) 1. Informal. to search the Internet to find references to one’s name or one’s personal information. noun conducting a search of the Internet for references to one’s name or works in order to gratify one’s ego Examples Bored, he went ego-surfing. Word Origin 1999; ego […]
[ee-guh-tis-tik, eg-uh-] /ˌi gəˈtɪs tɪk, ˌɛg ə-/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by . 2. given to talking about oneself; vain; boastful; opinionated. 3. indifferent to the well-being of others; selfish.
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