- in Freudian psychoanalytic theory, a condition in which a young girl covets the male penis which she believes she has lost
- envy of power, status, or privilege, as symbolized by the penis of the male
See penis envy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
The supposed wish of a girl or woman to have a penis, postulated by Sigmund Freud as a cause of feelings of inferiority and psychic conflict.
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