horme

[ hawr-mee ]

nounPsychology.
  1. activity directed toward a goal; purposive effort.

Origin of horme

1
First recorded in 1910–15, horme is from the Greek word hormḗ impetus, impulse

Other words from horme

  • hormic, adjective

Words Nearby horme

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British Dictionary definitions for horme

horme

/ (ˈhɔːmɪ) /


noun
  1. (in the psychology of C. G. Jung) fundamental vital energy

Origin of horme

1
C20: from Greek hormē impulse

Derived forms of horme

  • hormic, adjective

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