inflicted insight

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in 1971.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

inflicted insight (usually uncountable, plural inflicted insights)

  1. (psychology) Unsolicited revelation of aspects of one’s character, usually as a result of a deceitful experiment that has psychological dimensions, and especially where this results in emotional trauma and prolonged anxiety.

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