MINIMIZATION

is the process of cognitive distortion which usually manifests itself as underestimating the importance and relevance of events to oneself or others.

MINIMIZATION: "Underestimating ones importance and relevance to events is otherwise known as minimization."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "MINIMIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/minimization/ (accessed August 22, 2017).
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