A feeling or motive a person spontaneously 'feels' which happens to be difference from the one intended to be communicated.

LEAKAGE: "When discussing a topic or single item for a prolonged period of time, leakage can prove an ice-breaker by introducing something entirely different."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LEAKAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/leakage/ (accessed September 24, 2021).