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defusion

[ dee-fyoo-zhuhn ]
/ diˈfyu ʒən /
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noun Psychoanalysis.
separation of the life instinct from the death instinct, a process often accompanying maturity.
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Origin of defusion

First recorded in 1925–30; de- + fusion

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