idea of reference

n.

The belief that other people's statements or acts have special reference to oneself when in fact they do not.

Nearby words

  1. incompetent,
  2. incomplete,
  3. incomplete abortion,
  4. incomplete antibody,
  5. incomplete antigen,
  6. incomplete fistula,
  7. incomplete flower,
  8. incomplete foot presentation,
  9. incomplete fracture,
  10. incomplete metamorphosis


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