Introjection in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Introjection

the unconscious adoption of the ideas or attitudes of others

Examples of Introjection in a sentence

Every time Beth’s father tells her that she is stupid, introjection occurs and she begins to believe that she is actually dumb.  🔊

Because of introjection, many young children take on their parents’ political beliefs and bigoted ideas without considering how they themselves feel about the issues.  🔊

Mildred’s therapist explained that coping mechanisms like introjection lead people to take on both good and bad traits of others such as being giving or being self-centered.  🔊

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