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libidinal energy

Definitions of libidinal energy
  1. noun
    (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
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    types:
    cathexis, charge
    (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
    acathexis
    (psychoanalysis) a lack of cathexis; a condition in which significant objects or memories arouse no emotion in an individual
    type of:
    mental energy, psychic energy
    an actuating force or factor
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