characterological love



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  • adj. Pertaining to characterology.


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  • The term characterological problem refers to psychological problems that have been caused by problems in a persons normal psychological development and not because of their genes.

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  • It is the notion of ascribing moral, social or political significance to a man's genetic lineage--the notion that a man's intellectual and characterological traits are produced and transmitted by his internal body chemistry.

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  • One thing that movement conservatives have a hard time grasping is that so-called “characterological conservatives” do not necessarily (or even frequently) have any interest or anything in common with “conservatism” as an ideological movement.

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  • You lead out of a feeling that your opposition is really only the latest incarnation of that old characterological evil that you always knew was there.

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  • They bet on America's characterological evil and not on her sense of fairness, generosity or ingenuity.

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  • As a result, the poor are either rendered invisible or portrayed in terms of "characterological deficiencies and moral failings (e.g., substance abuse, crime, sexual availability, violence)."

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  • In my professional observations, the symptoms would be classified as part of the characterological disorders, which in psychiatric nomenclature refer to syndromes (sets of symptoms) which are chronic, pervasive and embedded in an individual's personality style.

    Judith Acosta, LISW, CHT: The Wages of Fear

  • Look at -- look at all the chaos that she ` s causing in endangering little baby Gabriel and bringing the Smiths in and -- this is a woman who has a serious characterological issue.

    CNN Transcript Jan 13, 2010

  • The alcoholic addresses the conflict between his values and his behavior or “characterological conflict.”

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  • Rationalizations resume their old place in his life, the characterological conflict (the conflict he experiences between his values and his behavior) continues to grow, and the drinking with it.

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