anaclitic definition

  • adjective:
    • Denoting a person whose range of love-interest arises from the dependence of this libido on another instinct (e.g. hunger).
    • Pertaining to an acute psychological reliance on another person or people.
    • of or linked to interactions that are described as the strong dependence of 1 individual on another
    • Denoting one whose chosen love-interest comes from the reliance associated with the libido on another instinct (e.g. hunger).
    • Pertaining to an acute psychological reliance upon someone or individuals.
    • of or regarding relationships that are described as the strong reliance of just one person on another

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