HyperDic: superego

English > 1 sense of the word superego:
NOUNcognitionsuperego(psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience
English > superego: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
Meaning(psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience.
Categorypsychoanalysis, analysis, depth psychologyA set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders
Part ofunconscious mind, unconsciousThat part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
Broaderconscience, scruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrongmotivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
Spanishsuperego, superyo, superyó
Catalansuperego, superjò

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