Cognitive-dissonance meaning

(psychology) A conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs.
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The psychological tension that occurs when one holds mutually exclusive beliefs or attitudes and that often motivates people to modify their thoughts or behaviors in order to reduce the tension.
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The confused mental condition that results from holding incongruous, often mutually contradictory, beliefs simultaneously.
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The psychological tension that occurs when one holds mutually exclusive beliefs or attitudes and that often motivates people to modify their thoughts or behaviors in order to reduce the tension.
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