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- n. A game played or used in psychoanalysis in which a word is said out loud and the other person must say the first word they can think of, often as a tool for analysing aspects of the unconscious.
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At the same time, you must associate the name of the person you are meeting with something about him or her that will become your word association that will trigger your memory when you meet him again.
A word association with streaming media leaps to mind: screaming meemies.
When someone says windows in a word association game, do you answer drapes?
“Numbers equals digits equals fingers,” Slater explained his word association and slipped an engagement ring on her finger.
The Hypnoanalysis training covers word association in hypnosis, dream analysis, spiritual cleansing, time line, sexual disorders, releasing negative energy, and regression therapy.