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wishful thinking

a thought process in which one interprets a fact or reality according to what one wishes or desires it to be.

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June 18th 2024

deculturation

deculturation

n. the processes, intentional or unintentional, by which traditional cultural beliefs or practices are suppressed or otherwise eliminated as a result of contact with a different, dominant culture. Compare acculturation. —deculturate vb.