- Freudian 1910, used at first in a general way for "sexual," from name of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. Freudian slip first attested 1959.
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Freudian — prop. a. of or pertaining to Sigmund Freud; as, Freudian theories. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
freudian — FREUDIÁN, Ă adj. Referitor la freudism. [pron. froi di an, pl. ieni, iene. / < fr. freudien]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN FREUDIÁN, Ă FROI / adj. referitor la freudism. (< fr. freudien) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007.… … Dicționar Român
Freudian — ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or influenced by the Austrian psychotherapist Sigmund Freud (1856 1939) and his methods of psychoanalysis. 2) susceptible to analysis in terms of unconscious thoughts or desires: a Freudian slip. ► NOUN ▪ a follower of… … English terms dictionary
Freudian — [froi′dē ən] adj. of or according to Freud or his theories and practice n. a person who believes in Freud s theories or uses Freud s methods in psychoanalysis Freudianism n … English World dictionary
freudian — Relating to or described by Sigmund Freud (1856–1939). f. slip a mistake in speech or deed that presumably suggests some underlying motive, often sexual or aggressive in nature. * * * Freud·ian frȯid ē ən adj of, relating to, or according with… … Medical dictionary
Freudian — [[t]frɔ͟ɪdiən[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Freudian means relating to the ideas and methods of the psychiatrist Freud, especially to his ideas about people s subconscious sexual feelings. ...the Freudian theory about daughters falling in love with their… … English dictionary
Freudian — adjective Date: 1910 of, relating to, or according with the psychoanalytic theories or practices of Sigmund Freud • Freudian noun • Freudianism noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
Freudian — adj. Freudian is used with these nouns: ↑psychology, ↑slip … Collocations dictionary
Freudian — Freud|i|an [ˈfrɔıdiən] adj 1.) relating to Sigmund Freud s ideas about the way the mind works, and the way it can be studied 2.) a Freudian remark or action is connected with the ideas about sex that people have in their minds but do not usually… … Dictionary of contemporary English
Freudian — FreudÂ·iÂ·an || frÉ”ÉªdjÉ™n n. advocate of Freudian doctrines adj. of Freud or his doctrines … English contemporary dictionary