[koun-ter-klok-wahyz] /ˌkaʊn tərˈklɒkˌwaɪz/
in a direction opposite to that of the normal rotation of the hands of a clock; not .
(US & Canadian) in the opposite direction to the rotation of the hands of a clock Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) anticlockwise
1870, also counter-clockwise; from counter- + clockwise.
[kuh m-pleynt] /kəmˈpleɪnt/ noun 1. an expression of discontent, regret, pain, censure, resentment, or grief; lament; faultfinding: his complaint about poor schools. 2. a cause of discontent, pain, grief, lamentation, etc. 3. a cause of bodily pain or ailment; malady: The doctor says I suffer from a rare complaint. 4. Law. the first pleading of […]
[koun-ter-kuh n-dish-uh-ning] /ˌkaʊn tər kənˈdɪʃ ə nɪŋ/ noun, Psychology. 1. the extinction of an undesirable response to a stimulus through the introduction of a more desirable, often incompatible, response. /ˌkaʊntəkənˈdɪʃənɪŋ/ noun 1. (psychol) the conditioning of a response that is incompatible with some previously learned response; for example, in psychotherapy an anxious person might be […]
[koun-ter-koo] /ˈkaʊn tərˌku/ noun, plural countercoups [koun-ter-kooz] /ˈkaʊn tərˌkuz/ (Show IPA) 1. a aimed at the replacement of a government that itself achieved power through an earlier coup.
[koun-ter-kuhl-cher] /ˈkaʊn tərˌkʌl tʃər/ noun 1. the and lifestyle of those people, especially among the young, who reject or oppose the dominant values and behavior of society. /ˈkaʊntəˌkʌltʃə/ noun 1. an alternative culture, deliberately at variance with the social norm n. also counter-culture, counter culture, 1968, from counter- + culture (q.v.). A protest movement by […]