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word–association test

noun

Definition of word–association test

  1. :  a test of personality and mental function in which the subject is required to respond to each of a series of words with the first word that comes to mind or with a word of a specified class of words (as antonyms)



1946

First Known Use of word–association test

1946


Medical Dictionary

word–association test

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noun \ˈwərd-\

Medical Definition of word–association test

  1. :  a test of personality and mental function in which the subject is required to respond to each of a series of words with the first word that comes to mind or with a word of a specified class of words (as antonyms)




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