Introject



[in-truh-jekt] /ˌɪn trəˈdʒɛkt/

verb (used with or without object), Psychoanalysis.
1.
to incorporate by .
/ˌɪntrəˈdʒɛkt/
verb (psychol)
1.
(intransitive) (esp of a child) to incorporate ideas of others, or (in fantasy) of objects
2.
to turn (feelings for another) towards oneself
v.

1925, probably a back-formation from introjection. Related: Introjected; introjecting.

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