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Alexithymia

1. (psychology) An affective or cognitive disorder in which individuals are preoccupied with mundane, chronologically oriented details and emotions are experienced in undifferentiated form
2. difficulty in experiencing, expressing, and describing emotional responses.
3. inability to express one’s feelings.
4. Inability to describe emotions in a verbal manner.

Obscurantism

1. Opposition to the increase and spread of knowledge
2. Deliberate obscurity or evasion of clarity

Sycophant

(of a person or of behaviour) praising people in authority in a way that is not sincere, usually in order to get some advantage from them.

Opsablepsia

The inability to look someone in the eye, or not looking into another person’s eyes, while speaking.

Ablutophobia

Fear of bathing, washing, and cleaning.