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Meaning of superego

su•per•e•go

Pronunciation: (s"pur-ē'gō, -eg'ō), [key]
— pl. -gos.
  1. the part of the personality representing the conscience, formed in early life by internalization of the standards of parents and other models of behavior.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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