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introject

play
verb in·tro·ject \ˌin-trə-ˈjekt\

Definition of introject

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously

introjection play \-ˈjek-shən\ noun


Origin of introject

back-formation from introjection, from International Scientific Vocabulary intro- + projection


First Known Use: 1924


Medical Dictionary

introject

play
transitive verb in·tro·ject \ˌin-trə-ˈjekt\

Medical Definition of introject

  1. 1:  to incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously

  2. 2:  to turn toward oneself (the love felt for another) or against oneself (the hostility felt toward another)

introjection \-ˈjek-shən\play noun
introjective \-ˈjek-tiv\play adjective



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "introject"


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