SUPPLICATION

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SUPPLICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/supplication/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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