oedipism
1. Manifestation of the Oedipus complex. 2. Rarely used term for self-infliction of injury to the eyes, usually an attempt at evulsion. [Oedipus, G. myth. char.]

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oed·i·pism (edґĭ-piz-əm) [from Oedipus, King of Thebes, who blinded himself after unknowingly killing his father and marrying his mother] intentional injury of one's own eyes.

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