What is displacement?

Displacement are:

  • - 1. The condition of being moved from a normal position
  • - 2. In chemistry, a reaction in which an atom, molecule, or radical group is removed from a compound and replaced with another
  • - 3. The weight of a fluid expelled by a floating body or by another fluid of greater density
  • - 4. An unconscious defense mechanism in which an emotion, such as anger, is unconsciously directed to an object or person other than the direct cause of frustration; e.g., an angry individual beating the wall with his fist.

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