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American pronunciation of 

psychiatric

view main entry for psychiatric adjective  /ˌsaɪkiˈætrɪk/
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psychiatrically

adverb

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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