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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A psychological relationship in which a person is controlled or manipulated by another who is affected with a pathological condition such as an addiction to alcohol or drugs.

Usage examples (33)
  • He grew up keeping his mother okay, he was trained in codependency from the outset.
  • That'll just lead to codependency, which is hardly the best foundation for a successful relationship.
  • So we put it this way: In such a situation, we suffer from a condition known as codependency or codependence.
  • I guess that's some "good" kind of codependency and not the actual definition of codependency, which is: " for more
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