(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
"Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
direction, bearing, mission, bang, heraldic bearing, commission, complaint, thrill, kick, bursting charge, care, burster, armorial bearing, charge, tutelage, billing, cathexis, explosive charge, accusation, electric charge, guardianship, flush, boot, rush
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