Science / Psychiatry / Overvalued Idea
Overvalued Idea: a sustained preoccupation that is unreasonable given the evidence available, that is held strongly but not to a delusional degree
Overvalued: A stock price that is seen as too high according to the company's price-earnings ratio, expected earnings, or financial condition.
Idealization: A mental mechanism in which the person attributes exaggeratedly positive qualities to the self or others.
Ideas Of Reference: The unfounded belief that objects, events, or people are of personal significance. For example, a person may think that a television program he is watching is all about him. May reach suffic . . . View Full Definition
Paranoid Ideation: Ideation, of less than delusional proportions, involving suspiciousness or the belief that one is being harassed, persecuted, or unfairly treated.
Sidearming Or Sidewheeling: Pulling the arm away from the body during delivery.
Placidean Houses: The house system devised by the Spanish monk, Placidus de Tito (seventeenth century). Placidus' system, still widely used today, is based on the trisection of nocturnal and diurnal semi-arcs . . . View Full Definition
Ideal Solution: All molecules in an 'ideal solution' interact in exactly the same way; the solvent-solvent, solvent-solute, and solute-solute intermolecular forces are all equivalent. Ideal solutions obey R . . . View Full Definition
Ideal Reader: The imaginary audience who would, ideally, understand every phrase, word, and allusion in a literary work, and who would completely understand the literary experience an author presents, and . . . View Full Definition
Employee-Driven Idea System: A type of suggestion program where employees are rewarded for being ultimately responsible for the management and implementation of any idea they submitted.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.