ego-dystonic

/ee"goh dis ton"ik, eg"oh-/, adj. Psychiatry.
of or pertaining to aspects of one's behavior or attitudes viewed as inconsistent with one's fundamental beliefs and personality (contrasted with ego-syntonic).
Also, ego-alien.

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