Freudianism



[froi-dee-uh n] /ˈfrɔɪ di ən/

adjective
1.
of or relating to Sigmund or his doctrines, especially with respect to the causes and treatment of neurotic and psychopathic states, the interpretation of dreams, etc.
noun
2.
a person, especially a psychoanalyst, who adheres to the basic doctrines of .
/ˈfrɔɪdɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his ideas
noun
2.
a person who follows or believes in the basic ideas of Sigmund Freud
adj.

1910, used at first in a general way for “sexual,” from name of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. Freudian slip first attested 1959.

Freudian Freud·i·an (froi’dē-ən)
adj.
Relating to or being in accordance with the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud. n.
An individual who accepts the tenets of psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud, especially a psychiatrist who applies Freudian theory and method in conducting psychotherapy.

Pertaining to or agreeing with the theories of Sigmund Freud.

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