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acting out definition

  • verb:
    • provide participle of work away.
  • noun:
    • a (usually irritating) impulsive and uncontrollable outburst by a problem kid or a neurotic adult
    • (psychiatry) the display of formerly inhibited thoughts (frequently in actions in the place of terms); regarded as healthier and therapeutic
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