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mass psychology

noun
1.
the study of the behavior of large groups of people.
Origin of mass psychology
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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  • The mass psychology of the meeting demanded a victim; here was one before them.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • Thus was the mood of the moment prepared in the multitude and mass psychology did the rest, as it always does in such crises.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 2 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • The play of mass psychology (one does not quite dare to call it mob psychology) also enters into the situation.

  • The two statements picture Bulgarian mass psychology exactly.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner

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