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American English: /ˌsupərˈiɡoʊ/
British English: /suːpərˈiːɡəʊ/

Translation of superego in Spanish:

noun plural superegos

  • Example sentences
    • Normally, if I wanted to rob a bank, the superego or conscience would force a delay, and the trigger is the anxiety [I would feel] in anticipation of doing something wrong.
    • This sense of conscience-whether individually internalized or mandated by a collective consciousness-forces the superego to engage in battle with the harsh aggressiveness that the ego would like to inflict upon others.
    • Freud approaches this situation by way of the model of the primeval id set against the cultivations of the superego; Marcuse counterpoints the libidinous Eros impulse against the regulating structures of Civilisation.
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