1 definition by quietstorm

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The inability or refusal to listen to one's own instinct or 'gut feeling' but to instead follow the majority for fear of being wrong, ostracized or ridiculed.
If a herd of animals were haded for a cliff, for the sake of a herd mentality, I doubt one would veer off or stop to save its own life.
by quietstorm October 16, 2007

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