noun Psychology.

activity directed toward a goal; purposive effort.

Origin of horme

First recorded in 1910–15, horme is from the Greek word hormḗ impetus, impulse
Related formshor·mic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for horme



(in the psychology of C. G. Jung) fundamental vital energy
Derived Formshormic, adjective

Word Origin for horme

C20: from Greek hormē impulse
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