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reaction formation   (TTS Sound)

The reaction_formation has 1 Senses.

  • reaction formation
  • 反動形成
  • (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which a person unconsciously develops attitudes and behavior that are the opposite of unacceptable repressed desires and impulses and serve to conceal them; "his strict morality is just a reaction formation to hide his sexual drive"
  • 人が承諾しがたい抑制された要望および衝動の反対で、それらを秘密にする役目をする姿勢および振る舞いを無意識に身につける防衛機構