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Definition of "externalizing" [externalizing]

  • Present participle of externalize. (verb)

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Use "externalizing" in a sentence
  • "At the outset of their study, Bakermans-Kranenburg and her colleagues had screened 2,408 children via parental questionnaire, and they were now focusing on the 25 percent rated highest by their parents in externalizing behaviors."
  • "The results showed that the association between what the researchers called externalizing behavior problems -- conduct, attention deficit/hyperactivity and opposition -- and marijuana use was inconsistent."
  • "It leads to less aggression, more socialization, what sometimes psychologists call externalizing behavior, and it promotes a lot of productivity down the line."
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