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Synonyms for defence mechanismde·fence mech·a·nism

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  1. defense mechanism, defense reaction, defence mechanism, defence reaction, defense, defencenoun

    (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires

    Synonyms:
    defense team, defensive structure, demurrer, defence reaction, vindication, defense reaction, defense lawyers, defending team, denial, defense mechanism, defense force, refutation, defensive measure, defence, defense, defence force

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