Electra complex love

Electra complex


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  • n. The theory that a female's psychological development involves a sexual attachment to the father and jealousy of the mother.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a complex of females; sexual attraction to the father


With reference to Electra of Greek mythology, who killed her mother. (Wiktionary)


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