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noun [countable] defence mechanism pronunciation in British English
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singulardefence mechanism
pluraldefence mechanisms
  1. 1
    a reaction in your mind that makes you forget things that are unpleasant to think about

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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