wish fulfillment

noun
|Updated on: 23 Jun 2018

Definition of wish fulfillment

: the gratification of a desire especially symbolically (as in dreams, daydreams, or neurotic symptoms)

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First Known Use of wish fulfillment

1908

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wish fulfillment

noun wish ful·fill·ment \ -mənt \

medical Definition of wish fulfillment

: the gratification of a desire especially symbolically (as in dreams or fantasies)

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