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"psych" is probably misspelled. Trying psyche instead Definition of psyche

1. psyche [ n ] that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
Examples: "his mind wandered" "I couldn't get his words out of my head"

Used in print:

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

Moreover , it is too readily forgotten that in the Republic what gave the initial impetus to Plato 's excursus into the construction of an imaginary commonwealth with its ruling-class communism of goods , wives , and children , was his quest for a canon for the proper ordering of the individual human psyche ; and it is to this problem that the Republic ultimately returns .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

For the last two years , this frontier of the arts has produced a number of so-called `` non dramas '' which have left indelible , bittersweet impressions on the psyche of_this veteran theatregoer .

Synonyms mind head brain psyche nous Related Terms cognition tabula_rasa unconscious_mind subconscious_mind ego noddle mind

2. psyche [ n ] the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life

Used in print:

(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)

Like almost everybody else , he confused the heart , both as organ and as symbol , with the disturbed psyche , the deranged glands , and the jumpy central_nervous_system .

Synonyms soul psyche Related Terms spirit ghost

3. Psyche [ n ] (Greek mythology) a beautiful princess loved by Cupid who visited her at night and told her she must not try to see him; became the personification of the soul

Synonyms Psyche Related Terms mythical_being Greek_mythology

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