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herd instinctnoun [S]

uk   us   disapproving
a ​situation in which ​peopleact like everyone ​else without ​considering the ​reason why
(Definition of herd instinct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “herd instinct”
in Chinese (Simplified) 群体本能(指行为盲目从众的倾向)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 群體本能(指行為盲目從眾的傾向)…
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