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reaction formation

Noun1.reaction formation - (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"
defence, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defense mechanism, defense reaction, psychiatry, psychological medicine, psychopathology
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Reach
reach into
reach one's nostrils
reach out
Reachable
Reacher
reaching
Reachless
reacquaint
reacquired stock
React
Reactance
Reactance coil
reactant
Reaction
reaction engine
-- reaction formation --
reaction propulsion
reaction time
reaction turbine
Reaction wheel
reaction-propulsion engine
Reactionary
reactionism
Reactionist
reactivate
Reactive
reactive depression
reactive schizophrenia
reactivity
Reactor
Read
read between the lines
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