Kleinian

[ klahy-nee-uh n ]
/ ˈklaɪ ni ən /

adjective

referring to the theories formulated by Austrian child psychiatrist Melanie Klein (1882–1960).

Origin of Kleinian

1950–55; Klein + -ian

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