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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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