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decondition

[dee-kuh n-dish-uh n] /ˌdi kənˈdɪʃ ən/
verb (used with object)
1.
to diminish the physical strength, stamina, or vitality of; weaken.
2.
to diminish or eliminate the conditioned responses or behavior patterns of.
Origin of decondition
1935-1940
1935-40; de- + condition
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  • It might have been tougher for him 200 years ago, when they hadn't learned to decondition children early from parental fixations.

    One Way Miriam Allen deFord

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