transference: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (trans-fûr'uns, trans'fur-uns), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of transferring.
  2. the fact of being transferred.
    1. the shift of emotions, esp. those experienced in childhood, from one person or object to another, esp. the transfer of feelings about a parent to an analyst.
    2. displacement (def. 7).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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