Adlerian

adjective
Ad·​le·​ri·​an | \ äd-ˈlir-ē-ən How to pronounce Adlerian (audio) , ad- \

Definition of Adlerian

: of, relating to, or being a theory and technique of psychotherapy emphasizing the importance of feelings of inferiority, a will to power, and overcompensation in neurotic processes

First Known Use of Adlerian

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Adlerian

Alfred adler + -ian entry 2

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The first known use of Adlerian was in 1912

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“Adlerian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Adlerian. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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Adlerian

adjective
Ad·​le·​ri·​an | \ ad-ˈlir-ē-ən How to pronounce Adlerian (audio) , äd- How to pronounce Adlerian (audio) \

Medical Definition of Adlerian

: of, relating to, or being a theory and technique of psychotherapy emphasizing the importance of feelings of inferiority, a will to power, and overcompensation in neurotic processes

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