Definition of sublimation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sublimation

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃn//
 
[uncountable](psychology)
 
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the act of directing your energy, especially sexual energy, to socially acceptable activities such as work, exercise, art, etc.