SUPPLICATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 used by a person who acts weak and dependent in order to motivate other people to provide assistance and care. In this way, a person can have assistance from other. SUPPLICATION: "Joe used supplication so Lyn would keep looking after him." Related Psychology Terms AFTERCARE RESPITE SERVICES TRANSACTIONAL CONTINGENT REWARD ELDER NEGLECT DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER RAYLEIGH EQUATION SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL TRAINING CUSTODIAL CARE GATEKEEPER FUNCTIONAL LEADER Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPPLICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/supplication/ (accessed October 16, 2019).