primal scene

pri·mal scene 'prī-məl-'sēn n the first instance of parental sexual intercourse that a child observes broadly sexual intercourse observed by a child

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  • primal scene — n. Psychoanalysis a child s observation of an act of sexual intercourse, esp. between the child s parents …   English World dictionary

  • primal scene — noun In Freudian theory, the first time a child witnesses (and understands) its parents copulating. The primal scene is the site at which the issues of ego differentiation become translated into the issues of the oedipus complex …   Wiktionary

  • primal scene — noun : sexual intercourse performed by parents and observed by their child permitted to … witness parental nakedness and primal scenes Victor Eisenstein …   Useful english dictionary

  • primal scene — Psychoanal. a child s first real or imagined observation of parental sexual intercourse. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • scene — primal s. in psychoanalysis, the actual or fantasied observation by a child of sexual intercourse, particularly between the parents. * * * scene see PRIMAL SCENE …   Medical dictionary

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