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Definition of CASTRATION COMPLEX
: a child's fear or delusion of genital injury at the hands of the parent of the same sex as punishment for unconscious guilt over oedipal strivings; broadly: the often unconscious fear or feeling of bodily injury or loss of power at the hands of authority
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