Origin of introject
back-formation from introjection, from International Scientific Vocabulary intro- + projection
First Known Use: 1924
Rhymes with introject
acrolect, architect, birth defect, circumspect, deselect, dialect, disaffect, disconnect, disinfect, disrespect, edge effect, genuflect, grapholect, incorrect, indirect, in effect, intellect, interject, intersect, introspect, lake effect, misdirect, preselect, re-collect, recollect, redirect, reelect, resurrect, retrospect, self-respect, side effect, turtlenecked, vivisect
Medical Definition of introject
1: to incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously
2: to turn toward oneself (the love felt for another) or against oneself (the hostility felt toward another)
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