Associations to the word «Coping»


COPING, noun. (architecture) The top layer of a brick wall, especially one that slopes in order to throw off water.
COPING, noun. (psychology) The process of managing taxing circumstances, expending effort to solve personal and interpersonal problems, and seeking to master, minimize, reduce or tolerate stress or conflict.
COPING, noun. (falconry) Clipping the beak or talons of a bird.
COPING, verb. Present participle of cope

Dictionary definition

COPING, noun. Brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall.

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn