Definitions for manipulation
məˌnɪp yəˈleɪ ʃənma·nip·u·la·tion
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exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
"his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"
the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means
The practice of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.
The dealer's manipulations could have removed cards from the deck.
The skillful use of the hands in, for example, chiropractic.
After a few minutes of manipulation each week, she obtained days of relief from her neck pain.
The devious management of some situation, especially for one's own advantage.
He found that the new manager was known for his Macchiavellian manipulations in his last two positions.
The usage of psychological influence over a person or situation to gain a positive outcome.
The counselor was able to reach the disturbed teen through positive psychological manipulation.
Etymology: From manipule (from manipulus) + -ation.
Manipulation is a deceptive or controlling action or process used to influence or change a person's behavior, perceptions, or decisions to suit one's own interests, often without the person's consent or awareness. It can be practiced in various contexts such as politics, psychology, advertising, and interpersonal relationships. It is generally seen as a negative, unethical activity that exploits others.
the act or process of manipulating, or the state of being manipulated; the act of handling work by hand; use of the hands, in an artistic or skillful manner, in science or art
the use of the hands in mesmeric operations
artful management; as, the manipulation of political bodies; sometimes, a management or treatment for purposes of deception or fraud
Etymology: [Cf. F. manipulation.]
The numerical value of manipulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of manipulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
The bigger the real-life problems, the greater the tendency for the discipline to retreat into a reassuring fantasy-land of abstract theory and technical manipulation.
In order to prevent possible pricing manipulation during the expiration of futures contracts on the RTS index .... the Central Bank of Russia sent an order to MICEX (index) to suspend trading of financial instruments.
Our results not only show that we are able to artificially manipulate memory, but also that this manipulation is correlated with long-lasting changes in the brain, basic findings like this one will potentially help to understand and treat many psychiatric conditions that share aberrant memory processing.
It shows people how to resist manipulation by charismatic leaders, how to prevent outbursts of group violence and how to deal with trauma.
The North Koreans are probably tickled pink, nobody has ever done anything this blatant in terms of political manipulation. This is a new high.
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- Manipulation, Manipulieren, ManipulierungGerman
- دست کاریPersian
- manipulaatio, manipulointiFinnish
- 시장 조작Korean
- misbruik, gebruik, manipulatieDutch
- ہیرا پھیریUrdu
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