n. refers to an irrational and dramatic thought pattern, characterized by the tendency to overestimate the potential seriousness or negative consequences of events, situations, or perceived threats.

AWFULIZING: "A person who engages in awfulizing, likely predicts the most catastrophic outcome in every circumstance."
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