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adjective     anonymous pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    if someone is anonymous, no one knows their name

    The bomb threat was made by an anonymous caller.

    a witness who wished to remain anonymous

    1. a.
      used about something that is done, written etc by someone whose name is not known

      an anonymous phone call/letter

  2. 2
    something that is anonymous has no interesting or unusual features

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     anonymously pronunciation in British English


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

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

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