Definition of Jungian in US English:

Jungian

adjective

  • Relating to or characteristic of the Swiss psychologist Carl Jung or his works.

    ‘a Jungian analyst’
    • ‘There was a coincidence - which I prefer to refer to as a synchronicity, in the Jungian sense.’
    • ‘In the Jungian tradition, Halloween is a transgressive celebration of our collective discomforts.’
    • ‘He explored the Jungian idea of polarity thru his poems and films.’
    • ‘I'd love to see what a Jungian psychiatrist makes of the visuals.’
    • ‘In some therapy, probably Jungian, losing one's teeth is a sign of losing one's power.’

noun

  • A follower or adherent of the works of Swiss psychologist Carl Jung.

    ‘one of the most distinguished Jungians of our day’
    • ‘For the Jungians, Synchronicity is a coincidence of events that seem to be meaningfully related.’
    • ‘I should warn you that while Frasier is a Freudian, I am a Jungian.’
    • ‘Most respectable Jungians now can see that we can all heroic moments.’
    • ‘Jungians have argued that these archetypes are continually found, and look for them especially in mainstream literature.’
    • ‘The Jungians believe we fall in love with people who represent unexplored parts of ourselves.’

Pronunciation

Jungian

/ˈyo͝oNGēən//ˈjʊŋiən/