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wish fulfilment

(in Freudian psychology) any successful attempt to fulfil a wish stemming from the unconscious mind, whether in fact, in fantasy, or by such disguised means as sublimation See also pleasure principle
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  • Here is another example in which the wish fulfilment is cleverly concealed.

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  • The "Cantico per l'ottava della Vittoria" is a wish fulfilment for him.

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  • We get our clue to the dream as being a wish fulfilment by taking the dreams of children.

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