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  • adj. Charged with mental or emotional energy


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  • See comment under cathexis.

    August 9, 2007

  • Great book and great word. :-)

    August 9, 2007

  • Frau Dr. Anna Kavalier was a neurologist by training who had been analyzed by Alfred Adler and had since gone to treat, on her paisley divan, the cream of cathected young Prague.

    "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay", Michael Chabon, p24

    August 9, 2007