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horme

[ hawr-mee ]
/ ˈhɔr mi /
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noun Psychology.
activity directed toward a goal; purposive effort.
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Origin of horme

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

OTHER WORDS FROM horme

hormic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for horme

horme
/ (ˈhɔːmɪ) /

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

Derived forms of horme

hormic, adjective

Word Origin for horme

C20: from Greek hormē impulse
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