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sublimation

 [sub″lĭ-ma´shun]
the conversion of a solid directly into the gaseous state.
an unconscious defense mechanism in which an individual diverts socially unacceptable instinctive drives into personally approved and socially acceptable channels. Mental conflicts may be resolved by this means although the person achieves only partial satisfaction of his impulses.

sub·li·ma·tion

(sŭb'li-mā'shŭn),
1. The process of converting a solid directly into a gas; analogous to distillation.
2. In psychoanalysis, an unconscious defense mechanism in which unacceptable instinctual drives and wishes are modified into more personally and socially acceptable channels.

sublimation

/sub·li·ma·tion/ (sub″lĭ-ma´shun)
1. the conversion of a solid directly into the gaseous state.
2. an unconscious defense mechanism by which consciously unacceptable instinctual drives are expressed in personally and socially acceptable channels.

sublimation

[-limā′shən]
Etymology: L, sublimare
1 an unconscious defense mechanism by which an unacceptable instinctive drive is diverted to and expressed through a personally approved, socially accepted means.
2 (in psychoanalysis) the process of diverting certain components of the sex drive to a socially acceptable, nonsexual goal. Compare displacement.
3 change in a physical state from the solid phase directly to the gas phase.

sublimation

Psychiatry An ego defense mechanism, operating unconsciously, by which instinctual drives, consciously unacceptable, are diverted into personally and socially acceptable channels

sub·li·ma·tion

(sŭb'li-mā'shŭn)
1. The process of converting a solid into a gas without passing it through a liquid state; analogous to distillation.
2. psychoanalysis An unconscious defense mechanism in which unacceptable instinctual drives and wishes are modified into more personally and socially acceptable channels.

sublimation

Deflection of socially unacceptable drives into acceptable channels so that the necessity for repression is avoided. Sublimation is a psychoanalytic concept and is considered to be a healthy feature of a mature personality.

sublimation

vaporization of a solid, without passing through a liquid phase

sub·li·ma·tion

(sŭb'li-mā'shŭn)
Process of converting a solid directly into a gas; analogous to distillation.

sublimation

the conversion of a solid directly into the gaseous state.
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