- characterized by a partial vacuum behind the point of closure.
- an implosive stop.
Origin of implosive
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Examples from the Web for implosive
Implosive therapy asks clients to use imagery to increase, in a controlled manner, feelings that cause emotional distress.
Today there are three main varieties of emotional flooding therapies: bioenergetics, primal therapy, and implosive therapy.
Implosive therapy is usually done on an individual basis and is comparatively brief, usually lasting less than a dozen sessions.
Implosive therapy, when effective, can be dramatically effective in a comparatively short time.
- pronounced by or with implosion
- an implosive consonant
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