Definition of Anal retentive

1. Adjective. A stage in psychosexual development when the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc..

Exact synonyms: Anal
Category relationships: Analysis, Depth Psychology, Psychoanalysis
Antonyms: Oral



Definition of Anal retentive

1. Adjective. alternative spelling of anal-retentive ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anal Retentive

anal fin
anal fissure
anal fistula
anal gland
anal membrane
anal orifice
anal personality
anal plate
anal pore
anal pores
anal reflex
anal region
anal retentive (current term)
anal retentive personality
anal sacs
anal sinuses
anal sphincter
anal sphincters
anal stage
anal triangle
anal valves
anal verge
analagous
analbuminaemia
analbuminemia

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