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per·cep·tu·al de·fense

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Perceptual Defense

    Selective perceiving such that the individual protects himself from becoming aware of something unpleasant or threatening, e.g., obscene words are not heard correctly, or violent acts are not seen accurately.

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  1. perceptual defense

    When a disaster real or imagined, is perceived in the minds of the people as being imminent and without recourse, the people will retreat into a state of "perceptual defense."

    1. Nuclear destruction of the earth as during the "cold war." 2. Destruction of the earth by global warming/climate change.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 11, 2019  

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How to say perceptual defense in sign language?

  1. perceptualdefense


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perceptual defense in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perceptual defense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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