inner child

  1. Noun.  (psychology) The childlike aspect of a person's psyche — typically, the personality and the memories of one's childhood — especially in context of coexisting with, and being suppressed by, an adultlike aspect of the person.
  2. Noun.  A metaphorical child who is the personification of the inner child of a person.

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