noun. With regard to psychoanalytic theory, the neutralizing of urges of aggression so that its energy can be veered in the direction of many jobs and desires of the ego.

DEAGGRESSIVIZATION: "Deaggressivization is a way of neutralizing aggression in people, not to inhibit such specifically, but so that energy reserves spent on such an emotion can be used on other areas."
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