introject

verb
in·​tro·​ject | \ˌin-trə-ˈjekt \
introjected; introjecting; introjects

Definition of introject 

transitive verb

: to incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously

Other Words from introject

introjection \ˌin-​trə-​ˈjek-​shən \ noun

First Known Use of introject

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for introject

back-formation from introjection, from International Scientific Vocabulary intro- + projection

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The first known use of introject was in 1924

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introject

transitive verb
in·​tro·​ject | \ˌin-trə-ˈjekt \

Medical Definition of introject 

1 : to incorporate (attitudes or ideas) into one's personality unconsciously

2 : to turn toward oneself (the love felt for another) or against oneself (the hostility felt toward another)

Other Words from introject

introjection \-​ˈjek-​shən \ noun
introjective \-​ˈjek-​tiv \ adjective

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