Femininity complex



femininity complex fem·i·nin·i·ty complex (fěm’ə-nĭn’ĭ-tē)
n.
In psychoanalytic theory, the unconscious fear, in boys and men, of castration at the hands of the mother with resultant identification with the imagined aggressor and envious desire for breasts and vagina.

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