hypercathexis

noun
hy·​per·​ca·​thex·​is | \ -kə-ˈthek-səs, -ka- How to pronounce hypercathexis (audio) \
plural hypercathexes\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce hypercathexis (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypercathexis

: excessive concentration of desire upon a particular object

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“Hypercathexis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypercathexis. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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