introjection introjection

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superego
  2. (n) (psychology) unconscious internalization of aspects of the world (especially aspects of persons) within the self in such a way that the internalized representation takes over the psychological functions of the external objects
Word of the Day
ambivalent ambivalent
/æm ˈbɪ və lənt /