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(noun) the expression and emotional discharge of unconscious material (as a repressed idea or emotion) by verbalization especially in the presence of a therapist

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I don't care much for abreactive or confessional memoirs

—p.308 Deciderization 2007--A Special Report (299) by David Foster Wallace
6 years, 10 months ago

The little slip is telling, and the word abreactive, too

defined in a footnote (from the OED); referring to a scene in Brief Interviews

—p.270 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men: The Difficult Gifts of David Foster Wallace (255) by Zadie Smith
6 years, 11 months ago

it is by abreaction to medicine

—p.23 by Jean Baudrillard
6 years, 4 months ago

In here the tiny office space is the cave of an oracle: steam drifting, sybilline cries arriving out of the darkness . . . Abreactions of the Lord of the Night. . . .

—p.49 by Thomas Pynchon
1 year, 4 months ago

In their innocence, the Baby Bulbs don't know what to make of this roach's abreaction

—p.661 by Thomas Pynchon
1 year, 4 months ago