Acathexis

All possible synonyms of the word Acathexis as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acathexis

Definition

  • (psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individual

Synonyms

  • acathexis

Hypernyms

  • libidinal energy: (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido

Topic domains

  • psychoanalysis, analysis, depth psychology: a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"

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