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The meaning of Pygmalion

Pygmalion – definition

proper noun

A king of cyprus who fashioned an ivory statue of a beautiful woman and loved it so deeply that in answer to his prayer aphrodite gave it life. the woman (at some point named galatea) bore him a daughter, paphos.

proper noun

A legendary king of tyre, brother of elissa (dido), whose husband he killed in the hope of obtaining his fortune.

noun

An improvement in a person's performance when someone expects them to perform well or achieve more

Usage examples:

The pygmalion effect has been demonstrated in study after study.

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