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Meaning of ABREACTION

Pronunciation:  `abree'akshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
 

ABREACTION is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: catharsis, katharsis
 
 See Also: purge, purging

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab`re*ac"tion\, n. [Pref. ab- + reaction, after G.
Abreagirung.] (Psychotherapy)
See {Catharsis}, below.

 

 

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