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Mignon delusion


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The delusion that the parents who brought one up are not one's natural parents and that one really belongs to a more distinguished family. [Named after a character of mysterious origins in Goethe's novel Wilhelm Meister, and the eponymous heroine of the opera Mignon based on it, who pines away and dies without her longings being fulfilled]

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