tr.v. ab·re·act·ed, ab·re·act·ing, ab·re·acts
In psychoanalytic theory, to release (repressed emotions) by intentionally recounting, acting out, or remembering the trauma causing the conflict.
[Translation of German abreagieren : ab-, away + reagieren, to react.]
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