role strain


noun Sociology.

the stress or strain experienced by an individual when incompatible behavior, expectations, or obligations are associated with a single social role.

Nearby words

  1. rolando's gelatinous substance,
  2. role,
  3. role conflict,
  4. role model,
  5. role set,
  6. role-play,
  7. role-playing,
  8. role-playing game,
  9. roleplay,
  10. rolex

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