transference Show phonetics
1 FORMAL the process of moving something or someone from one place, position, etc. to another:
UN observers were there to ensure the smooth transference of power.
2 SPECIALIZED in psychology, when a person who is receiving treatment transfers the thoughts and emotions they have been having about one person on to someone else, especially the person who is trying to treat them: 移情
Therapists should always be on the lookout for transference from their clients.
The theory seems to be irrefutable just because the act of transference of people's will cannot be verified.