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A popular term for what some experts in human behaviour regard as nebulous, uncertain, or low-value words and phrases often used by non-degreed persons who ‘practice psychology’ over the air waves
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This is why psychobabblers think that the grace conferred on a repentant sinner does not come from Christ, but is rather some kind of reverse Freudian neurosis.
Fortunately, so are periodic bouts of happiness, but counsellors (the British version of California's New Age air-headed psychobabblers) pretend that it's possible to have one without the other, and have turned our everyday sorrows into their lucrative career.
The left certainly has its share of cranks and psychobabblers, some of whom seem more interested in whether people are politely described than in how they actually live.