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- noun In psychoanalysis, a daughter's unconscious libidinal desire for her father.
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- noun psychoanalysis The theory that a female's
psychologicaldevelopment involves a sexual attachment to the fatherand jealousy of the mother.
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- noun a complex of females; sexual attraction to the father
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With reference to Electra of Greek mythology, who killed her mother.
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