Cain complex

[ kān ]

n.

A complex characterized by rivalry, competition, and extreme envy or jealousy of a brother, leading to hatred.

Nearby words

  1. candid,
  2. candid camera,
  3. candida,
  4. candidacy,
  5. candidate,
  6. candide,
  7. candidemia,
  8. candidiasis,
  9. candidly,
  10. candied


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