Thursday, 5 July 2012

Entry: stasis (n.)

In context: See previous.

Definition: b. gen. Inactivity; stagnation; a state of motionless or unchanging equilibrium.

Other: Also, and this will be useful at cocktail parties: In the psychoanalytical theory of Wilhelm Reich (see Reichian adj. and n.), a hypothetical accumulation of unused or repressed sexual energy.

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Source: Oxford English Dictionary   


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