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noun 
  1. (psychoanalysis) In Freudian theory. The complex of emotions aroused in a child by an unconscious sexual desire for the parent of the opposite sex.
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    Etymology: Named after Oedipus in Greek Mythology, who unwittingly killed his father and married his mother.


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