Penis-envy



noun, Psychoanalysis.
1.
the repressed wish of a female to possess a penis.
noun
1.
(psychoanal) a Freudian concept in which envy of the penis is postulated as the cause for some of the characteristics found in women

In Freudian theory, the repressed desire of females to possess a penis.

Note: Penis envy is also used generally to mean a supposed female envy of men.

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