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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishidid /ɪd/ noun [uncountable] technical  MPaccording to Freudian psychology, the part of your mind that is completely unconscious but has hidden needs and desires ego(2), superego
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idWe live for ever in history, outside ego and id.The gang at id has done a great job giving the player maximum capability with a minimum of fuss.They started to talk about the ego, id and superego as if they were physical realities located in the body.We believe, puritanically, that if we control the id everything will be all right.But such an identification was probably more than merely an exercise in wish-fulfilment by the ego on behalf of the id.The ego is that part of the id which has through perception been modified by the external world.It is subject to the same mechanisms as other parts of the id.A bold artist and rugged individualist, Jones loves to lift the lid on the id.