Adler

[ ad-ler; for 1–3 also ahd-ler ]
/ ˈæd lər; for 1–3 also ˈɑd lər /

noun

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Adler

/ (German ˈaːdlər) /

noun

(German ˈaːdlər) Alfred (ˈalfreːt). 1870–1937, Austrian psychiatrist, noted for his descriptions of overcompensation and inferiority feelings
(ˈædlə) Larry, full name Lawrence Cecil Adler. 1914–2001, US harmonica player
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Adler

[ ädlər, ăd- ]
Alfred 1870-1937

Austrian psychiatrist. He rejected Sigmund Freud's emphasis on sexuality and theorized that neurotic behavior is an overcompensation for feelings of inferiority.
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