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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An imagined or unrealistic conception of oneself
  • n. An anxiety to escape from a social or sentimental condition judged to be unsatisfactory, sometimes by building a fictitious personality


Named after the character of Emma Bovary in Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary + -ism. (Wiktionary)


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