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#179207 - 09/21/08 02:44 PM What's the word for...
DNA Offline
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Registered: 09/21/08
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Cognitive dissonance is the word that I was looking for.


Edited by DNA (09/21/08 06:03 PM)

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#179208 - 09/21/08 06:06 PM Re: What's the word for... [Re: DNA]
Faldage Offline
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You're welcome.

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#179211 - 09/21/08 11:01 PM Re: What's the word for... [Re: DNA]
olly Offline
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Registered: 12/18/06
Posts: 956
Loc: Auckland, New Zealand
 Originally Posted By: DNA
Cognitive dissonance is the word that I was looking for.


Glad to see you have reached a state of Cognitive consonance.

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#179219 - 09/22/08 10:43 AM Re: What's the word for... [Re: olly]
Myridon Offline
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Registered: 10/24/05
Posts: 557
Loc: Dallas, TX
Deleting the question in the original post and replacing it with the answer gives me a cognitive dissonance.

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#179222 - 09/22/08 01:27 PM Re: What's the word for... [Re: Myridon]
BranShea Offline
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Cognitive dissonance causes perpetual migraines.

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#179234 - 09/23/08 01:34 AM Re: What's the word for... [Re: BranShea]
morphememedley Offline
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Registered: 01/16/08
Posts: 155
The anxiety of cognitive dissonance is frequently treated with a strong dose of compartmentalization.

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#179236 - 09/23/08 03:46 AM Re: What's the word for... [Re: morphememedley]
BranShea Offline
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Are you sure you did not mean
combattimentolizition?

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