Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or affected by psychosis.
  • n. A person affected by psychosis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of, related to, or suffering from psychosis.
  • n. A person affected by psychosis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or relating to a psychosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. characteristic of or suffering from psychosis
  • n. a person afflicted with psychosis

Etymologies

psych(osis) + -otic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • “The difference between a neurotic, a psychotic, and a psychiatrist. The neurotic builds castles in the sky, the psychotic lives in them and the psychiatrist collects the rent.�?

    July 23, 2009