ipsative

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ipse (of the self)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ipsative

  1. (psychology) denoting a measure that forces an individual to choose among multiple desirable options.
    Myers-Briggs uses ipsative measures, whereas the Five-Factor Model uses normative measures.
  2. (education) comparing a measure of an individual against that individual's previous assessments.

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