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n. A personality characteristic found in males that leads them to:
1. Cockily initiate pursue of a confident damsel lacking distress.

2. Tends to display womanizing qualities

3. Is known to be intimated by said damsel, resulting in an internal conflict between attraction and intimidation.

3. Endures failed attempts at attempting to act like a nice guy; as said damsel lacking distress is extremely cognizant of his indiscretions and intentions.

Examples:Han Solo, Gaston, James Bond, Gatsby, Tony Stark (Iron Man)
Han Solo then said, "Look, I ain't in this for your revolution, and I'm not in it for you, princess." It seems to me like he has Dark Knight Syndrome.
by JP Morgan July 01, 2014
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