Oedipus complex - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈiːdɪpəs ˌkɒmpleks/
singularOedipus complex
pluralOedipus complexes
  1. an unconscious sexual feeling that a son has towards his mother, at the same time hating his father
Word story
From the ancient Greek story of Oedipus who, without realizing what he was doing, killed his father and married his mother.