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symbolization

 [sim″bol-ĭ-za´shun]
an unconscious defense mechanism in which one idea or object comes to represent another because of similarity or association between them.

sym·bol·i·za·tion

(sim'bŏl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. An unconscious mental mechanism, whereby one object or idea is represented by another, which according to Jung's further elaboration, can tap into the collective unconscious.
2. The conscious or subconscious process of representing external and internal life experiences and associated emotions in abstract terms.

symbolization

/sym·bol·iza·tion/ (sim″bol-ĭ-za´shun) an unconscious defense mechanism in which one idea or object comes to represent another because of similarity or association between them.

sym·bol·i·za·tion

(sim'bŏ-lī-zā'shŭn)
An unconscious mental mechanism whereby one object or idea is represented by another.
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