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miswanting

noun

the act or condition of wanting something with the mistaken belief that it will bring one happiness

Examples

The real problem with miswanting, the researchers argue, is that it leads you to want the wrong things and make poor judgements about what will really make you happy.

Word Origin

2000

Usage Note

also miswant , (v.), miswanted , (adj.)

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