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akrasia

/ (əˈkreɪzɪə) /
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noun
philosophy weakness of will; acting in a way contrary to one's sincerely held moral values
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Derived forms of akrasia

akratic, adjective

Word Origin for akrasia

C20: from a- ² + Greek kratos power
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