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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or being a psychological school based on the belief that behavior arises in subconscious efforts to compensate for inferiority and that psychological illness results from overcompensation for the perceived inferiority.

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  • adjective Of or relating to Alfred Adler (1870–1937), Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Alfred Adler.]

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Adler +‎ -ian

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