head/mind games

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Definition of head/mind games

: actions that are meant to confuse or upset someone in order to get an advantage I couldn't handle the head games that came with the job anymore. She's known for playing mind games with her opponents.

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“Head/mind games.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%2Fmind%20games. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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