projective

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adjective pro·jec·tive \prə-ˈjek-tiv\

Definition of projective

  1. 1 :  relating to, produced by, or involving geometric projection

  2. 2 :  of or relating to something that indicates the psychodynamic constitution of an individual <projective tests>

projectively

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1640

First Known Use of projective

1640


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projective

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adjective pro·jec·tive \prə-ˈjek-tiv\

Medical Definition of projective

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a technique, device, or test (as the Rorschach test) designed to analyze the psychodynamic constitution of an individual by presenting unstructured or ambiguous material (as inkblots, pictures, and sentence elements) that will elicit interpretive responses revealing personality structure

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