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- adj. Of a portion of a person's psyche, hypothesized by Carl Jung, that has characteristics of the opposite gender.
In the Jungian archetypal schema the nigredo is the Shadow; albedo refers to the anima/animus (contrasexual soul images); citrinitas is the Wise old man (or woman) archetype; and rubedo is the Self archetype, which has achieved wholeness.
Jung felt that everyone has a psychological contrasexual reality represented by the opposite sex.
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