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Allotriosis

Greek philosophic term of the week: allotriosis ("estrangement, alienation from reason"), from verb allotriômai ("to become estranged"), adj. allotrios ("of another, foreign, alien"). Condition of rejecting reality in favour of false opinions, presentations, or appearances. Apparently coined by Cicero in the Tusculanae Quaestiones.

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Feb. 3rd, 2012 03:33 pm (UTC)
Re: Nice!
It is a fairly common disorder.
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