Electra complex

noun

Definition of Electra complex

: the Oedipus complex when it occurs in a female

First Known Use of Electra complex

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Electra complex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Electra%20complex. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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Electra complex

noun
Elec·​tra complex | \ i-ˌlek-trə- How to pronounce Electra complex (audio) \

Medical Definition of Electra complex

: the Oedipus complex when it occurs in a female

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