hugarmisræmi

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From hugar- (mental, phreno-, cognitive) +‎ misræmi (discrepancy, discordance, incongruity, incongruence).

NounEdit

hugarmisræmi n (genitive singular hugarmisræmis, no plural)

  1. (psychology) cognitive dissonance; (conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs)

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Last modified on 29 September 2013, at 22:11