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Rorschach

1927, in reference to a personality test in which the subject is shown a series of standard ink blots and describes what they suggest or resemble; named for its developer, Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach (1885-1922). The name of the town on the Swiss side of Lake Constance is from an early form of German Röhr "reeds" + Schachen "lakeside."

updated on September 29, 2021

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Definitions of Rorschach from WordNet

Rorschach (n.)
a projective tests using bilaterally symmetrical inkblots; subjects state what they see in the inkblot;
Synonyms: Rorschach test / inkblot test
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