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appersonation

[ a-pur-suh-ney-shuhn, uh-pur- ]
/ 忙藢p蓽r s蓹藞ne瑟 蕛蓹n, 蓹藢p蓽r- /
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noun Psychiatry.
the unconscious assumption of the personality characteristics of another, usually well known, person.
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Origin of appersonation

1930鈥35; ap-1 + personation, modeled on German Appersonierung
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