other-directed


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oth·er-di·rect·ed

th′ər-dĭ-rĕk′tĭd, -dī-)
adj.
Directed or guided chiefly by external standards as opposed to one's own standards or values.

oth′er-di·rect′ed·ness n.

other-directed

adj
(Sociology) sociol guided by values derived from external influences. Compare inner-directed
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