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n: flake

A person whose social and psychological outer layer slips away when under pressure. They lack integrity, resilience and robustness. For their protection they depend upon unrealistic and imaginative constructs.

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(I was called out on my use of the word "flake" recently and was challenged to define it. I came up pretty much with the above definition and then went through all the other definitions that people have supplied to the UD for it. I was struck by the consistency of them - especially the self-interest and unreliability. We know who these people are ...)
There's no place for flakes WTSHTF
by GrimlyFiendish January 02, 2011

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