la belle indifference

[lä bĕl′ ăɴ-dē-fā-räɴs]


A naive, inappropriate lack of emotion or concern for the perceptions by others of one's disability, usually seen in persons with conversion disorder.belle indifference

Nearby words

  1. labrador duck,
  2. labrador retriever,
  3. labrador tea,
  4. labradorean,
  5. labradorescent,
  6. labret,
  7. labrid,
  8. labrocyte,
  9. labroid,
  10. labrum

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