penis envy definition

  • noun:
    • The supposed desire of a lady or woman to possess a penis, postulated by Sigmund Freud as a cause of thoughts of inferiority and psychic conflict.
    • The alleged unconscious need of a female to own a penis.
    • (psychoanalysis) a female's presumed jealousy of the male's penis; said to clarify femininity

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