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

  • Horney, Karen Danielsen 1885-1952. German-born American psychoanalyst who emphasized the role of environmental and cultural factors in the development of neurosis. Her works include The Neurotic Personality of Our Time (1937) and Neurosis and Human Growth (1950).

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  • n. United States psychiatrist (1885-1952)


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  • "I don't view Mr. Portman as somebody who's likely to go off on his own and try to cut a deal with Democrats," said James Horney, director of federal fiscal policy at the liberal-leaning Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.

    Portman Is Touted as a Bridge Builder on Debt Panel

  • So when Horney's neighbors in Oakland entered City Hall this weekend, trashed a historical model of the building and burned a flag on the lawn, Horaney was disappointed.

    Police Clash In Oakland Inspires Solidarity And Debate In Occupy Movement

  • To write the history of the dread of woman would entail, as Horney indicated, a thousand volumes and a ramble down ten thousand paths.


  • A 1932 essay by Karen Horney, a revisionist psychoanalyst, stands almost alone in addressing the “dread of woman.”


  • Horney reminds us that this anxiety informs all of literature and mythology.


  • Democrats worry that Republicans won't feel much pressure to negotiate because tax increases appear to be off the table in the deal, said James Horney of the liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

    Panel to Be Test of Political Will

  • "Often times, there's no real simple and straightforward ways to slice these things up," said Jim Horney, director of federal fiscal policy at the liberal-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

    Both Sides Embrace Government-Waste Study

  • In addition to what journalist Harrison Salisbury called Dr. Tucker's "very sure-footed" examination of Stalin's rise to absolute power, the author relied heavily on theories by Horney, Freud and others to explain how Stalin's psyche as a young man gave rise to such destructive behavior as a leader.

    Robert C. Tucker, 92, dies; scholar of Soviet-era politics and history

  • But Greenstein and Horney conclude: "Unfortunately, their product remains seriously flawed."

    The best critique of Bowles-Simpson

  • Why not redistribute wealth? asked James Horney, director of federal fiscal policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington think tank.

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