Translation of "defence mechanism" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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defence mechanismnoun [ C ]

UK US defense mechanism uk /dɪˈfens ˌmek.ə.nɪ.zəm/ us /dɪˈfens ˌmek.ə.nɪ.zəm/

an automatic way of behaving or thinking by which you protect yourself from something, especially from feeling unpleasant emotions

Arrogance is often a defence mechanism. 傲慢往往是一种防卫表现。

(Translation of “defence mechanism” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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