Definition of wish fulfilment in English:

wish fulfilment

Line breaks: wish ful¦fil|ment
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪʃfʊlfɪlm(ə)nt


[mass noun]
  • The satisfying of unconscious desires in dreams or fantasies: there is a strong element of wish fulfilment in this episode
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    • The former is governed by wish-fulfilment and the pleasure principle; the latter by conscious planning and the reality principle.
    • In part it is because it so successfully juggles fantasy and reality, wish-fulfilment and the daily grind of life.
    • It's a classical case of subconscious wish-fulfilment.

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