- (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
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Those dreams were both a warning and a wish-fulfilment (painless extraction).
I have alluded to his symbolizing the wish-fulfilment of the inarticulate, and the inarticulate are many.Behind the Mirrors
Clinton W. Gilbert
He remarks on this that the second figure sounds like a rectification in contrast with the wish-fulfilment of the first.
As the patient remarked, 315 seems thus a wish-fulfilment, 342 on the other hand a rectification.
Other dreams of wish-fulfilment appear at first glance either indifferent or absurd.