collective unconscious

noun

Definition of collective unconscious

:the inherited part of the unconscious that especially in the psychoanalytic theory of C. G. Jung occurs in and is shared by all the members of a people or race

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First Known Use of collective unconscious

1917


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collective unconscious

noun col·lec·tive unconscious \ kə-ˈlek-tiv- \

medical Definition of collective unconscious

:the genetically determined part of the unconscious that especially in the psychoanalytic theory of C. G. Jung occurs in all the members of a people or race

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