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Definition of "personal equation" []

  • Psychology Those characteristics of a person that cause variation in observation, judgment, and reasoning. (noun)
  • Psychology An allowance or adjustment made for such variation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "personal equation" in a sentence
  • "The differing was due to the personal equation of the two proprietaries."
  • "He was hanging around the waiting room, however, when word came that the professor had refused surgery for the rupturing aorta that was wiping his personal equation off the blackboard of life."
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