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Oedipus complex

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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: Oedipus complex /ˈedɪpəs ˌkɑmpleks/ American English pronunciation: Oedipus complex /ˈidɪpəs ˌkɑmpleks/ 
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From the Greek story of Oedipus who, without realizing what he was doing, killed his father and married his mother.

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