Rorschach test

noun
variants: or less commonly Rorschach or Rorschach inkblot test

Definition of Rorschach test

: a projective psychological test that uses a subject's interpretation of 10 standard black or colored inkblot designs to assess personality traits and emotional tendencies

First Known Use of Rorschach test

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Rorschach test

Hermann Rorschach †1922 Swiss psychiatrist

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The first known use of Rorschach test was in 1927

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“Rorschach test.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rorschach%20test. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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Rorschach test

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English Language Learners Definition of Rorschach test

technical : a personality and intelligence test in which someone looks at ink blots of different shapes and then describes what the shapes look like

Rorschach test

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Medical Definition of Rorschach test

: a projective psychological test that uses a subject's interpretation of 10 standard black or colored inkblot designs to assess personality traits and emotional tendencies

called also Rorschach, Rorschach inkblot test

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