neo-Freudian

adjective, often capitalized N neo-Freud·ian \ ˌnē-ō-ˈfrȯi-dē-ən \

Definition of neo-Freudian

:of or relating to a school of psychoanalysis that differs from Freudian orthodoxy in emphasizing the importance of social and cultural factors in the development of an individual's personality

neo-Freudian

noun, often capitalized N

First Known Use of neo-freudian

1932


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neo-Freudian

adjective, often capitalized N neo-Freud·ian \ -ˈfrȯid-ē-ən \

medical Definition of neo-Freudian

:of or relating to a school of psychoanalysis that differs from Freudian orthodoxy in emphasizing the importance of social and cultural factors in the development of an individual's personality

Biographical Note for neo-freudian

  • S. Freud — see freudian

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    neo-Freudian

    noun, often capitalized N

    medical Definition of neo-Freudian

    :a member of or advocate of a neo-Freudian school of psychoanalysis

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