ego ideal


ego ideal

noun

Definition of EGO IDEAL

:  the standards, ideals, and ambitions that according to psychoanalytic theory are assimilated from the superego

First Known Use of EGO IDEAL

1922

ego ideal

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EGO IDEAL

: the positive standards, ideals, and ambitions that according to psychoanalytic theory are assimilated from the superego

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