Synonyms and Antonyms for anal-retentive-personality

1. anal retentive personality (n.)

(psychoanalysis) a personality characterized by meticulous neatness and suspicion and reserve; said to be formed in early childhood by fixation during the anal stage of development (usually as a consequence of toilet training)


3. personality (n.)

a person of considerable prominence

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4. retentive (adj.)

good at remembering

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5. retentive (adj.)

having the power, capacity, or quality of retaining water

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6. anal (adj.)

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.

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