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Krafft-Ebing

[kraft-eb-ing, krahft-; German krahft-ey-bingk]
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noun
  1. Rich·ard [rich-erd; German rikh-ahrt] /ˈrɪtʃ ərd; German ˈrɪx ɑrt/, Baron von,1840–1902, German neurologist and author of works on sexual pathology.
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Historical Examples

  • Krafft-Ebing asserts that hardly any of these Urnings are conscious of morbidity.

    A Problem in Modern Ethics

    John Addington Symonds

  • Casper, continues Krafft-Ebing, thoroughly diagnosed the phenomenon.

    A Problem in Modern Ethics

    John Addington Symonds

  • It would be only her sickened imagination that made him something with a whip out of Krafft-Ebing.

  • They adopt the habit, as Krafft-Ebing himself says, faute de mieux.

    A Problem in Modern Ethics

    John Addington Symonds

  • Krafft-Ebing gives the details of five cases of "acquired" sexual inversion.

    A Problem in Modern Ethics

    John Addington Symonds


British Dictionary definitions for krafft-ebing

Krafft-Ebing

noun
  1. Richard (ˈrɪçart), Baron von Krafft-Ebing. 1840–1902, German neurologist and psychiatrist who pioneered the systematic study of sexual behaviour in Psychopathia Sexualis (1886)
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