noun see ingratiate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ingratiation — is a strategic attempt to get someone to like you in order to obtain compliance with a request (Vaughan, Hogg, 2008). Ingratiation is generally conceptualized as a variant of impression management tactics (Buss, Gomes, Higgins Lauterbach, 1987).… …   Wikipedia

  • ingratiation — ingratiate ► VERB (ingratiate oneself) ▪ bring oneself into favour with someone by flattering or trying to please them. DERIVATIVES ingratiating adjective ingratiation noun. ORIGIN from Latin in gratiam into favour …   English terms dictionary

  • ingratiation — See ingratiate. * * * …   Universalium

  • ingratiation — noun the state of being ingratiated …   Wiktionary

  • ingratiation — n. act or process of deliberately attempting to gain favor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ingratiation — in·gra·ti·a·tion …   English syllables

  • ingratiation — noun the act of gaining acceptance or affection for yourself by persuasive and subtle blandishments she refused to use insinuation in order to gain favor • Syn: ↑insinuation • Hypernyms: ↑blandishment, ↑wheedling …   Useful english dictionary

  • ingratiate — ingratiation, n. ingratiatory /in gray shee euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /in gray shee ayt /, v.t., ingratiated, ingratiating. to establish (oneself) in the favor or good graces of others, esp. by deliberate effort (usually fol. by with): He… …   Universalium

  • Compliance (psychology) — Compliance refers to a response specifically, a submission made in reaction to a request. The request may be explicit (i.e., foot in the door technique) or implicit (i.e., advertising). The target may or may not recognize that he or she is being… …   Wikipedia

  • Edward E. Jones — Edward Ellsworth Jones (1927–1993), also known as Ned Jones, was an influential social psychologist who worked at Duke University for most of his career. He moved to Princeton University s Department of Psychology in 1977. Contents 1 Biography 2… …   Wikipedia

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