hugarmisræmi

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hugar- (mental, phreno-, cognitive) +‎ misræmi (discrepancy, discordance, incongruity, incongruence).

Noun[edit]

hugarmisræmi n (genitive singular hugarmisræmis, no plural)

  1. (psychology) cognitive dissonance; (conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs)

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