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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