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la belle indifférence

Pronunciation: lah bel an-dif-er-ahns'

Definition: A naive, inappropriate calmness or lack of concern in the face of perceptions by others of one's disability, often seen in those with conversion disorder but no longer considered pathognomonic for conversion disorder.

[Fr.]

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