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objective attitude

Referring to the attitude that it is desirable for the stutterer to have toward his stuttering; a feeling relatively independent of one's personal prejudices or apprehensions and not distorted by shame or embarrassment; the acceptance of his stuttering as a problem rather than a curse.

Definition reprinted with permission from Hood, Stephen B. (editor) available from Stuttering Foundation of America: Stuttering Words (Publication No 2: Speech Foundation of America)