Explain It Away Syndrome

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Explain it Away Syndrome (Dictionary according to Holly)

[ik-spleyn it uh-wey sin-drohm]
noun
1.  A condition which the patient has the ability to take any physical discomfort or irregularity and dismiss it with a seemingly logical, harmless explanation.

2.  A characteristic, or set of characteristics indicating the existence of a condition, problem, etc that are indicative of a particular disease or disorder that are ignored due to the patient’s inattentiveness, stubbornness, ignorance or just plain, flat out stupidity.

Synonyms
Inattentive, Negligent

Antonyms
Hypochondriac

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