[ uhth-er-di-rek-tid, -dahy- ]
/ ˈʌð ər dɪˈrɛk tɪd, -daɪ- /
guided by a set of values that is derived from current trends or outward influences rather than from within oneself.
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Origin of other-directed
First recorded in 1945–50
OTHER WORDS FROM other-directedoth·er-di·rect·ed·ness, nounoth·er-di·rec·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for other-directed
guided by values derived from external influencesCompare inner-directed
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Medical definitions for other-directed
[ ŭð′ər-dĭ-rĕk′tĭd, -dī- ]
Directed or guided chiefly by external standards as opposed to one's own standards or values.
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