analysand

noun
anal·​y·​sand | \ ə-ˈna-lə-ˌsand How to pronounce analysand (audio) \

Definition of analysand

: a person who is undergoing psychoanalysis

Examples of analysand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s no back-and-forth between an unscrupulous analyst and an analysand who’s willing to hand over everything. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 8 Nov. 2021 Like a dedicated analysand, Germany has brought its past to the surface, endlessly discussed it, and accepted it, and this work of many years has freed the patient to lead a successful new life. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 Like a dedicated analysand, Germany has brought its past to the surface, endlessly discussed it, and accepted it, and this work of many years has freed the patient to lead a successful new life. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 Like a dedicated analysand, Germany has brought its past to the surface, endlessly discussed it, and accepted it, and this work of many years has freed the patient to lead a successful new life. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 Like a dedicated analysand, Germany has brought its past to the surface, endlessly discussed it, and accepted it, and this work of many years has freed the patient to lead a successful new life. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 Like a dedicated analysand, Germany has brought its past to the surface, endlessly discussed it, and accepted it, and this work of many years has freed the patient to lead a successful new life. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 Like a dedicated analysand, Germany has brought its past to the surface, endlessly discussed it, and accepted it, and this work of many years has freed the patient to lead a successful new life. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021 Like a dedicated analysand, Germany has brought its past to the surface, endlessly discussed it, and accepted it, and this work of many years has freed the patient to lead a successful new life. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of analysand

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for analysand

borrowed from German Analysand, from Analyse analysis + -and, suffix marking a person or thing undergoing an action or process, borrowed from Latin -andus, first conjugation gerundive ending

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“Analysand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analysand. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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analysand

noun
anal·​y·​sand | \ ə-ˈnal-ə-ˌsand How to pronounce analysand (audio) \

Medical Definition of analysand

: one who is undergoing psychoanalysis

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