of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his doctrines, especially with respect to the causes and treatment of neurotic and psychopathic states, the interpretation of dreams, etc.
a person, especially a psychoanalyst, who adheres to the basic doctrines of Freud.
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Origin of Freudian
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of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his ideas
a person who follows or believes in the basic ideas of Sigmund Freud
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1910, used at first in a general way for "sexual," from name of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian psychiatrist. Freudian slip first attested 1959.
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Relating to or being in accordance with the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud.
An individual who accepts the tenets of psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud, especially a psychiatrist who applies Freudian theory and method in conducting psychotherapy.
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