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English definition of “superego”

superego

noun [C]     /ˌsuː.pəˈriː.ɡəʊ/ US  /-pɚˈiː.ɡoʊ/ (plural superegos) specialized
in psychoanalysis, the part of your mind that knows what is right and what is wrong, and causes you to feel guilty when you do something wrong → Compare ego, idScience of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personalityMind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
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