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Date: 1900-2000
Origin: super- + ego

superego

noun
     
Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
su‧per‧e‧go plural superegos [countable] technical
MP used in Freudian psychology to refer to the part of your mind that tells you whether what you are doing is morally right or wrong [= conscience; ↪ ego, id]

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