cathectic

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek καθεκτικός (kathektikós, capable of retaining)

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Adjective[edit]

cathectic (comparative more cathectic, superlative most cathectic)

  1. Of or pertaining to a connection that is charged with emotional energy.