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defence mechanism

noun [C] UK ( US defense mechanism)
 
 
an automatic way of behaving or thinking by which you protect yourself from something, especially from feeling unpleasant emotions
防衛表現;防衛心理
Arrogance is often a defence mechanism.
傲慢往往是一種防衛表現。
Protection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
Translations of “defence mechanism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 防卫表现, 防卫心理…
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