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1. the conception of Greek philosopher Heraclitus (c. 535–c. 475 bce) that all things eventually turn into, or are replaced by, their opposite.

2. in the approach of Carl Jung, the “necessary opposition” that governs psychic life, as in the interplay between conscious and unconscious, introverted and extraverted tendencies, and the ego and shadow.

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February 26th 2024

copro- (copr-; kopro-; kopr-)

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