psychological moment


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psychological moment

n.
The time at which the mental state of a person is most likely to produce a desired response.
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Capturing a psychological moment of some complexity is really difficult,'' Cohen added.
Simultaneously seductive and shocking, his work captures a most private psychological moment, where repulsion becomes attraction and fear meets desire.
We wanted it but Ryan Giggs' miss was a turning point in the match - it was a psychological moment.
TRANMERE Rovers delivered the most impressive performance of their division two campaign so far at an important psychological moment on Saturday.
The goal was scored at the psychological moment that might have disturbed the Dons' temperament but Cetic's lackadaisical defending always left open the prospect of a third goal for the visitors.
The goal was scored at the psychological moment that might have disturbed the Dons' temperament but Celtic's lackadaisical defending always left open the prospect of a third goal for the visitors.
But what I think he does so well is the juxtaposition of these huge battle scenes alongside small psychological moments concerned with how people deal with the impact of war.
Perceptive minds, aware of the rich mythological impressions of their childhood, are happy to return to their past, whether or not it contains any unpleasant psychological moments.
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