wish fulfilment

noun

(in Freudian psychology) any successful attempt to fulfil a wish stemming from the unconscious mind, whether in fact, in fantasy, or by such disguised means as sublimationSee also pleasure principle

Nearby words

  1. wiseman, nicholas patrick stephen,
  2. wisenheimer,
  3. wisent,
  4. wish,
  5. wish fulfillment,
  6. wish list,
  7. wish on,
  8. wish-wash,
  9. wishbone,
  10. wishbone boom

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