sublimation

noun
sub·​li·​ma·​tion | \ ˌsəb-lə-ˈmā-shən How to pronounce sublimation (audio) \

Medical Definition of sublimation

1 : the act, process, or an instance of subliming a chemical
2 : the process of converting and expressing a primitive instinctual desire or impulse to a form that is socially or culturally acceptable

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