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deindividuation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

de- +‎ individuation, first described in 1952 by Leon Festinger and colleagues.

NounEdit

deindividuation (uncountable)

  1. (psychology) The situation where antinormative behaviour is released in groups in which individuals are not seen or paid attention to as individuals; immersion in a group to the point at which the individual ceases to be seen as such.

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