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  • n. A vessel used for sublimation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Used for sublimation.
  • n. A vessel used for sublimation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to sublimate; used in sublimation.
  • n. A vessel for sublimation.


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  • Instead, identity remains diffuse and other ego functions are adversely affected—for example, the capacity to neutralize anger, impulse control, anxiety tolerance, sublimatory capacity.

    Object Relations Theory and Self Psychology in Social Work Practice

  • Bronson Elgar used a Haluk holocam to make a video while two aliens spread-eagled and pegged me down over one of the smaller sublimatory jet orifices on the "night" surface of Zl. He and his associates had other business, so they weren't able to wait around for the comedy's finale in two hours 'time, when rotation of the comet nucleus would carry me into sunlight, activating my jet.

    Perseus Spur

  • Adolescence proves to be too much for the teenager crippled by specific ego weaknesses: “(1) predominance of primitive defensive operation of the ego, (2) lack of impulse control, (3) lack of anxiety tolerance, (4) lack of developed sublimatory channels” (Kernberg, 1975, p.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents

  • An example would be the adolescent’s surrender of denial and projection of all blame for his difficulties onto the parents; assumption of responsibility for grandiose arrogance and petty delinquent angry actions; and development of sublimatory channels for anger, shame, and low self-esteem.

    Clinical Work with Adolescents


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