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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin