Definitions

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  • A combining form from Gr. psychh` the soul, the mind, the understanding.

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  • prefix Forms terms relating to the soul, the mind, or to psychology.

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  • noun a person afflicted with psychosis

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ψυχή (psychē, "soul")

Examples

  • The psycho- melodrama of "Black Swan'' is familiar to anyone who has seen Roman Polanski's "Repulsion'' and similar upscale horror fare.

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