freudian freudian  /f ˈru di ən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who follows the basic theories or practices of Sigmund Freud
  2. (adj) of or relating to Sigmund Freud or his psychoanalytic ideas

News

  1. In 'Man of Steel,' the same old same old

    Planet Krypton? How about Planet Sex Organ? In the long, loud prologue of the mega-disappointing Man of Steel, director Zack Snyder and his crew reimagine Superman's birth orb as a kind of Freudian dreamscape of phalluses and vulvas. Giant bulbous rocket ships stand erect. Hovering pods pulsate pudendally. A "genesis chamber" beckons. Ancient runes look like spermatozoa run amok.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Kanye West Denies Cheating Allegations

    Kanye West responds to cheating allegations - ET Online Katie Couric's hilarious Freudian slip with Henry Cavill - HuffPost Celebrity What ex Carson Daly thinks of Jennifer Love Hewitt's engagement - Us Weekly January Jones gets bangs - People Does Kate Middleton have an early due date? - The Daily Beast You might not recognize Taylor Kitsch - Lainey Gossip Will Smith embarrasses son Jaden on ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PopSugar

Quotes

  1. "I said, `Holy jeez, talk about Freudian typos,'" Hamill recalled. "Hey, maybe this will sell the novel: `You've seen the knockoff, now try the book.' Who knows?"
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Pete Hamill Source: Washington Post

  2. De Lille said in a statement: "This political botch-up was nothing but an attempt to assassinate the character of the leadership of the Independent Democrats. This Freudian slip was orchestrated by the DA [Democratic Alliance] and they merely used...
    on Jan 27, 2005 By: Patricia de Lille Source: Mail & Guardian Online

  3. Richard Wiseman, a professor of psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, said: "The classic Freudian approach to humour is that we repress thoughts we find anxiety-inducing - for example death, loss of finance and relationships. These bubble...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Richard Wiseman Source: Scotsman

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