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n. - (Greek mythology) a king who created a statue of a woman and fell in love with it.

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  • It's called the Pygmalion Effect and it can be very powerful -- either way.
  • It is called the Pygmalion effect and it's a fact: If you expect the worst, you get it.
  • The rights were then passed on to Pygmalion, which is also part of the Flammarion group.
  • It's called the Pygmalion Effect: you get what you expect, and lucky people expect the best. for more
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