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  • n. psychomachy


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  • From the Greek psych- (soul) and machia (battle), thus a battle of the soul, literally, though used generally as any kind of desperate battle or conflict. E.g., the popular trope of horror film and literature, the "battle for one's soul", etc.

    February 10, 2008