Learned Helplessness

Science / Psychiatry / Learned Helplessness: A condition in which a person attempts to establish and maintain contact with another by adopting a helpless, powerless stance.

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Learned Verb Synonyms: (well-)informed, erudite, knowledgeable, au fait, cultured, intellectual, highbrow, (well-)educated, scholarly, academic, scholastic, lettered, experienced, skilled, practiced, accomplished, expert, literate, well-read, (well-)versed, (well-)trained
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Learned Word

Entertainment / Literature / Learned Word: (Note how the word learned is pronounced as two syllables in this phrase) A word--often technical in nature--used primarily in bookish contexts such as scientific or scholarly discussion rather than i MORE

Learned Helplessness

Science / Psychiatry / Learned Helplessness: A condition in which a person attempts to establish and maintain contact with another by adopting a helpless, powerless stance. MORE

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