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Oedipus complex

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishOedipus complexOe‧di‧pus com‧plex /ˈiːdəpəs ˌkɒmpleks $ ˈedəpəs ˌkɑːm-/ noun 🔊 🔊 MPSSFaccording to Freudian psychology, when a son unconsciously feels sexual desire for his mother, combined with a hatred for his father
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Oedipus complexThe discovery not of a social reality but of an individual female disease: the Oedipus complex.The Symbolic order assures him he can maintain his self through the repetition of positions first established in the Oedipus complex.
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