Het`er*oph"e*my (?), n. [Hetero- + Gr. voice, speech, fr. to speak.]

The unconscious saying, in speech or in writing, of that which one does not intend to say; -- frequently the very reverse of the thought which is present to consciousness.

<-- Freudian slip -->

R. G. White.


© Webster 1913.

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