orgone definition by Webster's New World
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a postulated energy permeating the universe, the personal supply of which an individual suffering from various emotional or physical ills can allegedly replenish by sitting in a small special cabinet () in which this energy is supposed to accumulate
Origin: coined by W. Reich (1897-1957), Austrian psychiatrist in the United States , probably ; from org(asm) plush -one, as in ozone
orgone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A universal life force hypothesized by Wilhelm Reich, supposed to emanate from all organic material that purportedly can be captured with a boothlike device and used to restore psychological well-being.
Origin: Probably org(anism) + -one.