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verbal overshadowing

Syllabification: ver·bal o·ver·shad·ow·ing

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Definition of verbal overshadowing in English:

noun

Psychology
The tendency of verbalization to impair the recall of visual memories, resulting in unreliable eyewitness accounts.

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