noun. With regard to social psychology, the magnitude of an outlook or, more particularly, the degree of determination of an outlook over a period of time and the degree of reluctance of the outlook to proactive efforts to alter it.

CRYSTALLIZATION: "Crystallization is evident in the personalities of many adolescents, particularly during pubescent years."
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