ego ideal

noun

Definition of ego ideal 

: the standards, ideals, and ambitions that according to psychoanalytic theory are assimilated from the superego

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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ego ideal

noun

Medical Definition of ego ideal 

: the positive standards, ideals, and ambitions that according to psychoanalytic theory are assimilated from the superego

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