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unpsychological

Definitions

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  • adj. Not psychological.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ psychological

Examples

  • Dickens was, in fact, born at the psychological moment, which is not to say that we are born at the unpsychological moment, but that Dickens was born at a time that allowed his natural powers to be used to the best advantage.

    Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  • Especially, indeed, when this written matter demonstrates so unpsychological an attitude as is here the case.

    Mein Kampf

  • From the psychological point of view, such a proposal is naïvely unpsychological.

    The Measurement of Intelligence An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for the Use of the Stanford Revision and Extension of the Binet-Simon Intelligence Scale

  • Any system of education which like our present prevailing one is so vulgar, so unpsychological, as to overlook the soul as the organ and method of knowledge, which fails to see that the knowledge of human souls is itself the method of acquiring all other knowledge and of combining and utilising it, makes narrow and trivial and impotent scholars as a matter of course.

    The Lost Art of Reading

  • It is in place, therefore, to say clearly, at the outset, that this chapter does not mean to stimulate parents or unpsychological readers to report observations; and further to say also that in the mind of the writer the publications made lately of large numbers of replies to "syllabi" are for the most part worthless, because they heap together observations obtained by persons of every degree of competence and incompetence.

    The Story of the Mind

  • But, on the other hand, human nature stood for too much with him, his sense of what all personality at the lowest implies was too keen, to allow him to relish, or make much use of, those unpsychological amalgams of humanity and thought, -- the personified abstractions.

    Robert Browning

  • The superficial, unpsychological theories of human happiness, which have been hammered into the working population of our age, have made true happiness more and more difficult to attain.

    Psychology and Social Sanity

  • The view which the doctor has to take of the man before him is therefore thoroughly psychological; whereas that of the religious friend is thoroughly unpsychological, or better, apsychological.

    Psychotherapy

  • A philosopher of the appropriative class tried it upon the constable who appropriated _him_: I deny your existence, said he; Come along all the same, said the unpsychological policeman.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)

  • So long as the latter was not directed at all to the prehistoric history of the earth, it was an audacious undertaking to separate in the Biblical six days 'work substance and form from one another; it was and is still an unpsychological violence to suppose in the human author of the narrative all possible knowledge of psychical and scientific secrets, and to lift him above the child-like views of his time concerning the things of this world.

    The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality

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