What does introjection mean?

Definitions for introjectionˌɪn trəˈdʒɛk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. introjection(noun)

    (psychoanalysis) the internalization of the parent figures and their values; leads to the formation of the superego

  2. introjection(noun)

    (psychology) unconscious internalization of aspects of the world (especially aspects of persons) within the self in such a way that the internalized representation takes over the psychological functions of the external objects


  1. introjection(Noun)

    The process whereby ideas of another are unconsciously incorporated into one's own psyche.


  1. Introjection

    Introjection is a psychoanalytical term with a variety of meanings. Generally, it is regarded as the process where the subject replicates in itself behaviors, attributes or other fragments of the surrounding world, especially of other subjects. Cognate concepts are identification, incorporation, and internalization. To use a simple example, a person who picks up traits from their friends is participating in introjection. Projection has been described as an early phase of introjection.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of introjection in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of introjection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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