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oedipism

Pronunciation: ed'i-pizm

Definition:

  1. Manifestation of the Oedipus complex.
  2. Rarely used term for self-infliction of injury to the eyes, usually an attempt at evulsion.

[Oedipus, G. myth. char.]

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