Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cathexis

1 sense of cathexis

Sense 1
cathexis, charge -- ((psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge")
       => libidinal energy -- ((psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido)

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