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oedipal in Family topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoedipaloe‧di‧pal /ˈiːdəpəl $ ˈe-/ adjective [usually before noun]  MPSSFrelated to an Oedipus complex
Examples from the Corpus
oedipalHer experience convinced her of the dangers of giving in to her oedipal desires.This situation parallels the oedipal development of a girl.oedipal longingsIn real life, positive and negative oedipal relations, and guilt about these relations often remain hidden behind sibling rivalry.