Meaning of “Oedipal” in the English Dictionary

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"Oedipal" in British English

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Oedipaladjective

uk /ˈiː.dɪ.pəl/ us /ˈe.dɪ.pəl/

relating to an Oedipus complex:

Freud argued that all people go through an Oedipal phase of sexual development.
Oedipal fantasies

(Definition of “Oedipal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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