American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to psychology: psychological research.
- adj. Of, relating to, or arising from the mind or emotions.
- adj. Influencing or intended to influence the mind or emotions: psychological warfare.
- adj. Of or being any of certain primary colors whose mixture may be subjectively conceived as producing other colors.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to psychology; of the nature of psychology; of or pertaining to the mind as the subject of psychology.
- adj. Of or pertaining to psychology.
- adj. mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
- adj. of or relating to or determined by psychology
- From psychology + -ical. (Wiktionary)
“But that word got to be associated with the dissemination of outright lies, so the United States started using the term psychological warfare, which eventually gave way to psy-ops.”
“One has evidently the right to apply the term psychological to the whole sensation, taken _en bloc_, and comprising in itself both impression and consciousness.”
“As it is commonly applied, the term psychological addiction covers at least three areas, only one of which would include ...”
“I am so hesitant to use the term psychological, because it has so many connotations associated with it.”
“He also complained about what he calls a psychological war against his group, demanding that his followers close ranks to defeat what he calls outside plots and threats.”
“He admits that he has taken some of his research to heart; for instance, his work on what he calls the psychological immune system has led him to believe that he would be able to adapt to even the worst turn of events.”
“It ` s part of what I call the psychological burka that American women are forced to wear because of the rampant, unpredictable crime against them that can happen anywhere: at work, at school, in the home.”
“Women can ` t do this, and it ` s what I call the psychological burqa.”
“They talked about what they called psychological pressure, mind games during their nearly two weeks of detainment saying they were blindfolded, subjected to random interrogation.”
“If it comes to that point, however, in these cases, in general, broadly speaking, they will conduct what they call a psychological autopsy, if it comes to that, trying to determine what factors were at play, what might have been going on that contributed to this tragedy -- Soledad.”
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