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

defence mechanism

noun [ C ] UK (US defense mechanism) uk us

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

防卫表现;防卫心理
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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