the impact exerted by a peer group on its separate members to fit in with or conform to group expectations by thinking, feeling, and acting in a like or approved way. Commonly referred to as peer-group pressure.

PEER PRESSURE: "My daughter has struggled greatly this year with peer pressure."
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