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other-directed

[uhth -er-di-rek-tid, -dahy-] /ˈʌð ər dɪˈrɛk tɪd, -daɪ-/
adjective
1.
guided by a set of values that is derived from current trends or outward influences rather than from within oneself.
Compare inner-directed.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50
Related forms
other-directedness, noun
other-direction, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for otherdirected

other-directed

adjective
1.
guided by values derived from external influences Compare inner-directed
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otherdirected in Medicine

other-directed oth·er-di·rect·ed (ŭð'ər-dĭ-rěk'tĭd, -dī-)
adj.
Directed or guided chiefly by external standards as opposed to one's own standards or values.

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