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[ noun ] a recurrence of a prior experience

Synonyms

re-experiencing

Examples

"the reliving of a strong emotion can be therapeutic"

Used in print

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

We pointed_out that emotional excitement may lead to psychosomatic_disorders and neurotic symptoms , particularly in certain types of personality , but it is also known that the reliving of a strong emotion ( `` abreaction '' ) may cure a battle neurosis .

Related terms

experience relive

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