Definition of identification in English:

identification

Line breaks: iden¦ti¦fi|ca¦tion
Pronunciation: /ʌɪˌdɛntɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

  • 2A person’s sense of identity with someone or something: children’s identification with story characters
    More example sentences
    • Possibly this would add a sense of discomfort, and possibly an identification with imprisonment.
    • From the folk culture, adolescents receive a world view and an identification with a unique cultural system.
    • Their lifelong identification with the working class was forged during these years.
    Synonyms
    empathy, rapport, fellow feeling, togetherness, unity, bond of sympathy, sympathetic cord, sympathy, understanding
    informal good vibes

Origin

mid 17th century: originally from medieval Latin identificat- 'identified', from the verb identificare; later from identify.

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