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dereism

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noun de·re·ism \ˈdē-rē-ˌiz-əm, ˈdā-rā-; dē-ˈrē-iz-əm, dā-ˈrā-\

Medical Definition of dereism

  1. :  thinking directed away from reality and not following ordinary rules of logic

dereistic

\ˌdē-(ˌ)rē-ˈis-tik, ˌdā-(ˌ)rā-\play play adjective

dereistically

\-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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