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IMAGO (imagines, imagoes)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does imago mean? 

IMAGO (noun)
  The noun IMAGO has 2 senses:

1. (psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood
2. an adult insect produced after metamorphosis

  Familiarity information: IMAGO used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMAGO (noun)


Sense 1imago [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("imago" is a kind of...):

epitome; image; paradigm; prototype (a standard or typical example)

Domain category:

analysis; depth psychology; psychoanalysis (a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud)


Sense 2imago [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An adult insect produced after metamorphosis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("imago" is a kind of...):

insect (small air-breathing arthropod)


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