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Noun1.ingroup - an exclusive circle of people with a common purposeingroup - an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
band, circle, lot, set - an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
Bloomsbury Group - an inner circle of writers and artists and philosophers who lived in or around Bloomsbury early in the 20th century and were noted for their unconventional lifestyles
bohemia - a group of artists and writers with real or pretended artistic or intellectual aspirations and usually an unconventional life style
brain trust, kitchen cabinet - an inner circle of unofficial advisors to the head of a government
loop - an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"
cabal, camarilla, faction, junto - a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
junta, military junta - a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power
maffia, mafia - any tightly knit group of trusted associates
faction, sect - a dissenting clique
galere, rogue's gallery - a coterie of undesirable people
hard core - the most dedicated and intensely loyal nucleus of a group or movement
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The researchers say the study highlights a dark side to empathy, writing: "Accusations of ingroup wrong-doing, as in the case of a man's sexual harassment of a woman, may pose a threat to men's sense of their gender group as moral.
Summary: While we often choose to side with our ingroup or our tribe, the content we're consuming has trained us to adopt a more dynamic form of empathy.
The show provides a platform to make the ingroup values visible to a wider outgroup audience (Vickers 2018) and its approach on race has been perceived by some as controversial due to its alleged promotion of "ugly racial bigotry" (Peyser 2015).
To determine the value of their social identity, people compare their ingroup with relevant outgroups based on relevant comparison dimensions.
"After a week in London my family had to send me to the hospital, My wound was so ingroup fected.
Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), according to Fairclough (2013), is a methodological tool that examines text to trace power misuse in the construction of social reality.5 Since text is never neutral, actors in a text are embedded either as agents, activists, beneficiaries, enemies, etc., or disguised, collectively or individually, as ingroup ('we') or outgroup members ('they').
Group loyalty, patriotism, family loyalty, and ingroup vs.
Sporer, an expert in forensic and criminal psychology at the University of Giessen, explained to the court that social factors can play a significant impact on the response of a witness attempting to identify a suspect, with marked differences when the suspect was "outgroup" or "ingroup," meaning from outside or inside the witness's social group respectively.
Scholars have differentiated two motivations for intergroup biases: motivation to seek relative gain for the ingroup over others versus motivation to devalue or harm the other as an end in itself (Brewer, 1999).
In the mainround of the tournament, Qatar will meet Japan, Bahrain and the UAE inGroup B, while Iran, Oman, South Korea and Saudi Arabia face off inGroup A.
The other three modules (Ingroup, Authority, and Purity) are considered binding foundations which deal with how individuals maintain social and moral norms and therefore focus more on the group rather than the individual (Haidt & Graham, 2007; Van Leeuwen & Park, 2009).