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Distortion

The fabrication of a more attractive version of reality.

Example: A man considers himself a master of his craft and his household, although others see him as an average worker and a petty tyrant.

Distortion
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Distortion. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 15, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/distortion/