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- noun An
imaginedor unrealistic conceptionof oneself
- noun psychology An
anxietyto escapefrom a socialor sentimentalcondition judged to be unsatisfactory, sometimes by building a fictitious personality
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Named after the character of Emma Bovary in Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary + -ism.
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