defusion

[ dee-fyoo-zhuh n ]
/ diˈfyu ʒən /

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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