Definition of word association in English:

word association

Line breaks: word as¦so¦ci|ation

noun

[mass noun]
  • The spontaneous and unreflective production of other words in response to a given word, as a game, a prompt to creative thought or memory, or a technique in psychiatric evaluation.
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    • Jade and Jeremy played a game of word association.
    • This is done through word games and word association.
    • Jung claims to have discovered the concept during his word association and galvanic skin response experiments.

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