THREAT

noun. 1. a condition which is typed as a threat to one's self or well-being, or to a group. 2. a symptom of unfavorable consequences for failure to adhere to a delivered request or demand, utilized as a means of coercion. 3. any event, data, or feedback which is interpreted as implying negative data about the self.

THREAT: "The restraining order cannot be continued when there is no undue threat to the party."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THREAT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/threat/ (accessed August 4, 2020).
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