bipolar trait

bipolar trait

A personality trait that represents extreme opposites of expression—e.g., dominance–submission, extroversion–introversion, passive–aggression.
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bipolar trait

A personality trait that represents extreme opposites of expression–eg, dominance-submission, extroversion-introversion, passive-aggression. See Bipolar disorder.
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