Electra complex

noun

: the Oedipus complex when it occurs in a female

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Electra complex was in 1913

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“Electra complex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Electra%20complex. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

Electra complex

noun
Elec·​tra complex i-ˌlek-trə- How to pronounce Electra complex (audio)
: the Oedipus complex when it occurs in a female

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