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A term coined by Timothy Leary that describes psychedelic drug experiences.

The "set" is the state of mind one brings to the trip, and its factors include, current state of mind, previous drug experiences, and mood.

The "setting" refers to the surrounding events and time. These include other people present, location, and time of day.

Set and setting shows how using psychedelic drugs under different circumstances results in different trips.
Man, the first time I did acid I was freaked out, but the second time, a bunch of friends were there and it was really chill. It was a whole different set and setting.
by Izzy L. May 18, 2008
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Feb 27 Word of the Day
From STEM, an abbreviation short for "Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics", a STEMlord is a pejorative term for a particular kind of person who has studied in these areas at university or works in these fields who holds a pretentious, condescending attitude to anyone who has studied in any other fields, particularly the Arts and Humanities. They typically believe themselves to be more "intelligent" and "rational", while generally remaining incredibly ignorant outside of their areas of expertise and having the charisma of a rotting pig's backside.
"Ugh, I wish Reddit wasn't full of STEMlords the entire goddamn time."
by nopeidontneedanameok October 15, 2015
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