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iden'tity cri"sis




1. a period or episode of psychological distress, often occurring in adolescence but sometimes in adulthood, when a person seeks a clearer sense of self and an acceptable role in society.
2. confusion as to goals and priorities: The company is undergoing an identity crisis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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