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Freud

[ froid; German froit ]
/ frɔɪd; German frɔɪt /
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noun

Anna, 1895–1982, British psychoanalyst, born in Austria (daughter of Sigmund Freud).
Lucian, 1932–2011, British painter, born in Germany; grandson of Sigmund Freud.
Sig·mund [sig-muhnd; German zeekh-moont], /ˈsɪg mənd; German ˈzix mʊnt/, 1856–1939, Austrian neurologist: founder of psychoanalysis.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Freud

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British Dictionary definitions for Freud

Freud
/ (frɔɪd) /

noun

Anna . 1895–1982, Austrian psychiatrist: daughter of Sigmund Freud and pioneer of child psychoanalysis
Sir Clement . 1924–2009, British broadcaster, writer, politician, and chef; best known as a panellist on the radio game show Just a Minute; grandson of Sigmund Freud
Lucian . 1922–2011, British painter, esp of nudes and portraits; grandson of Sigmund Freud
Sigmund (ˈziːkmʊnt). 1856–1939, Austrian psychiatrist; originator of psychoanalysis, based on free association of ideas and analysis of dreams. He stressed the importance of infantile sexuality in later development, evolving the concept of the Oedipus complex. His works include The Interpretation of Dreams (1900) and The Ego and the Id (1923)
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Medical definitions for Freud (1 of 2)

Freud
Sigmund 1856-1939

Austrian physician and founder of psychoanalysis who theorized that the symptoms of hysterical patients represent forgotten and unresolved infantile psychosexual conflicts. His psychoanalytic theories profoundly influenced 20th-century thought.

Medical definitions for Freud (2 of 2)

Freud
[ froid ]
Anna 1895-1982

Austrian-born British psychoanalyst noted for her application of psychoanalysis to child therapy.
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