externalizer

[ ik-stur-nl-ahy-zer ]
/ ɪkˈstɜr nlˌaɪ zər /

noun Psychology.

a person who draws a locus of control from the external world, depending on others as a source of values, ideas, and security.

Nearby words

  1. external-combustion engine,
  2. externalism,
  3. externality,
  4. externalization,
  5. externalize,
  6. externally,
  7. externals,
  8. externship,
  9. exteroceptive,
  10. exteroceptor

Origin of externalizer


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