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ego-syntonic

[ee-goh-sin-ton-ik, eg-oh-] /ˈi goʊ sɪnˈtɒn ɪk, ˈɛg oʊ-/
adjective, Psychiatry.
1.
of or pertaining to aspects of one's behavior or attitudes viewed as acceptable and consistent with one's fundamental personality and beliefs (contrasted with ego-dystonic).
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ego-syntonic in Medicine

ego-syntonic adj.
Acceptable to the aims of the ego.

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