latent content

noun

: the underlying meaning of a dream or thought that is exposed in psychoanalysis by interpretation of its symbols or by free association compare manifest content

Dictionary Entries Near latent content

Cite this Entry

“Latent content.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/latent%20content. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!