OSTWALD COLOR SYSTEM

a way of ordering chromatic and achromatic samplings. The system contains twenty-four colors ordered around the exterior region of a circle, with the complimenting...

OUGHT SELF

with regard to analyses of self-concept, a cognitive symbolization of a group of traits which one is obligated to have in accordance with cultural...

OUTGROUP

noun. 1. essentially, any group that one isn't a member of or with which one doesn't identify, but especially a group which is...

OVERACHIEVER

noun. an individual, like a pupil, who reach levels of success beyond their capacity as calculated and expected by aptitude and general-intelligence exams.

OVERGENERALIZATION

noun. 1. a mental skewing wherein a person sees a sole occurrence as an invariable rule, so that, for instance, failure at attaining one...

OVERREACTION

noun. a response, specifically an emotional reaction, which goes beyond an proper level.

OVULATION

noun. the cultivation of a mature secondary oocyte and its dispersion from a graafian follicle upon the exterior surface of the ovary. Rupture of...

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