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Synonyms for defence reaction
(psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires
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Despite Government reassurances, the Ministry of Defence reaction
to the leaked report did little to dispel fears.
Family advisors of the 1930s and 1940s believed that fear was an unconscious but purposeful defence reaction
of a child against certain unpleasant stimuli from the outside world.
Mortimer says he controls his condition with steroids which reduce inflammation and slow the body's immune defence reactions