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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Aleksandar Manev from the investment fund Ilirika believes that the psychological moment is crucial for the situation in the stock market.
Penalty shoot-outs are only a psychological moment in football," he said.
The win was a big psychological moment for the team - now we need to build.
Wednesday and a following of around 1, 000 fans were unhappy with several decisions by referee Nigel Miller and his officials, notably the award of a penalty that brought Tranmere their third goal at a crucial psychological moment, seconds after the visitors had reduced the deficit to 2-1 in the 28th minute.
I just wanted to create that psychological moment when your brain locks and is thrown into confusion.
Jeanne was removed from the squad on duty at QPR for a minor disciplinary offence, he has been punished and now would be an ideal psychological moment to bring him back in.
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