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imago

In psychoanalytic thought, imago is an idealized representation of a person, usually a parent, which was formed in the unconscious during early childhood. The image remains the same into adulthood where it can have a powerful influence on behavior, especially in providing models for that person to fall in love with and become emotionally involved with in general.  

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Imago
- An image.
- The final adult, and usually winged, state of an insect. See Illust. of Ant-lion, and Army worm.
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