Definition of unpleasure in English:



mass nounPsychoanalysis
  • The sense of inner pain, discomfort, or anxiety which results from the blocking of an instinctual impulse by the ego.

    • ‘It is a complex set of strategies for transforming submissiveness, pain, and unpleasure into sexual pleasure’.’
    • ‘She also connotes something that the look continually circles around but disavows: her lack of a penis, implying a threat of castration and hence unpleasure.’
    • ‘As a result, one must route through or around unpleasure in order to ‘avoid’ it.’
    • ‘Each categorical affect has a range encompassed within it, and some include both pleasure and unpleasure in that range.’
    • ‘First, the notions of pleasure and unpleasure are treated as feelings that originated in the organism from within, not in relation to the external world stimuli.’