(to) gaslight

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18:56 Nov 26, 2019
English to Urdu translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Psychology
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English term or phrase: (to) gaslight
Definition from Brittanica.com:
A technique of deception and psychological manipulation, usually practiced by a single deceiver, or “gaslighter,” on a single victim over an extended period. Its effect is to gradually undermine the victim’s confidence in their own ability to distinguish truth from falsehood, thereby rendering them dependent on the gaslighter.

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  • Is my brother being gaslighted by his boss? The Spectator
  • Toronto police gaslighted us on traffic enforcement. Their neglect put lives at risk. The Star
  • Student Health’s misdiagnosis delayed Matson from receiving necessary treatment and medication, negatively impacting her academic, social and emotional well-being. The gaslighting, which led to her questioning and blaming herself for her physical suffering, may potentially have longer lasting effect. Duke Chronicle
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5گیس لائٹ کرنا
Najam Najmi
4گیس لائٹ
Shikeb Shirazi


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گیس لائٹ کرنا

Definition from own experience or research:
گیس لائٹنگ ایک بڑا تصور ہے اور اردو میں کوئی بھی ایسی اصطلاح موجود نہیں جو اس کے پورے معنی کا احاطہ کرے، لہذا اسے اسی طرح لکھنا بہتر ہے

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  • میرا سابقہ دوست مجھے گیس لائٹ کر رہا تھا - Personal Research 
Najam Najmi
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گیس لائٹ

Definition from https://ur.health-cp.com/43835-what-to-d:
جب آپ گیس لائٹ بن چکے ہیں تو کیا کریں - محبت - 2019

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Shikeb Shirazi
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