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.
Hilarious nuggets include: 'housewives are not as a rule irate without some good reason', and, 'if the housewife is in the midst of baking and he calls at the psychological moment when the cake is due to go in the oven, then he may safely assume that his luck is indeed against him'.
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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