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[ee-goh-sin-ton-ik, eg-oh-] /ˈi goʊ sɪnˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ-/

adjective, Psychiatry.
of or relating to aspects of one’s behavior or attitudes viewed as acceptable and consistent with one’s fundamental personality and beliefs (contrasted with ).

ego-syntonic adj.
Acceptable to the aims of the ego.


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