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It was a complex task they were asked to do, and every cultural and experiential advantage would be required.Why Did We Panic After 9/11 and Ignore All We Knew About Responding to Security Threats?|Deborah Pearlstein|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, their presence shows that Mars could have a more complex and evolving chemical story.
KSM enters the complex through a “Sally Port,” a series of gates designed to allow just one vehicle in at a time.
We are a huge, complex, diverse country still offering freedom, opportunity and hope.
If Congress struggles to keep the lights on, how could it deal with issues as complex as police brutality?Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The act of the Covenanting Society is complex, and is the aggregate of the actings of all who compose it.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
He knows when a sentiment is simple and when it is complex, when the heart is a dupe of the mind and when of the senses.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The solution of the problem, if complex in all clinical affections, is especially so in epilepsy.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy|Alexander Hughes Bennett
Bud did not say anything; your efficient chauffeur reserves his eloquence for something more complex than a dead engine.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
It is the most complex of all, as the lines contain internal rimes.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
British Dictionary definitions for Oedipus complex
Derived forms of Oedipus complexoedipal or oedipean, adjective
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Cultural definitions for Oedipus complex
In Freudian theory, the unconscious desire of a young child for sexual intercourse with the parent of the opposite sex, especially between boys and their mothers (see genital stage). Followers of the psychologist Sigmund Freud long believed that the Oedipus complex was common to all cultures, although many psychiatrists now refute this belief. The Oedipus complex is named after the mythical Oedipus, who unwittingly killed his father and married his mother.