an emotional and behavioral disorder arising from a failure to form a strong bond with one’s primary caregiver in early childhood and affecting one’s social relationships in later childhood and adulthood.See also attachment(def 3a).
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- attached gingiva,
- attachment of earnings,
- attachment parenting,
- attachment theory,
- attaché case
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