Words nearby psyche
Other definitions for psyche (2 of 2)
- the human soul, spirit, or mind.
- Psychology, Psychoanalysis. the mental or psychological structure of a person, especially as a motive force.
Origin of Psyche
How to use psyche in a sentence
These kinds of public investments will become more possible over time as the managed markets paradigm cements itself in the American psyche.
The idea of an onerous middle-class tax burden permeates the American political psyche.Politicians say the middle class gets a bad deal from the U.S. tax system. They’re (kind of) wrong.|Andrew Van Dam|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
The Grinch’s troubled psyche, shaped by solitude and years of neglect, has always been an interesting layer to the juvenile story.Matthew Morrison’s unsettling ‘Grinch’ is a natural conclusion to 2020|Sonia Rao|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
The Third might slightly favor psyche over body, breaking the symmetry between them.The Synchronicity of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung - Issue 93: Forerunners|Paul Halpern|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
I was able to keep myself relatively calm, though, for the most part, because I knew if I psyched myself out, I’d probably make some irrational decisions."Cougar Guy" Tells the Story Behind His Viral Video|Luke Whelan|October 16, 2020|Outside Online
He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The only thing these “tests” reveal is a window into the foolish psyche of whomever applies them.Ex-NFL Linebacker: We Talk Around Race, Not About It|Carl Banks|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The human psyche takes images as direction, and it affects people and makes them violent.Quincy Jones Talks Chicago’s Mean Streets, Why Kanye West Is No Michael Jackson, and Bieber|Marlow Stern|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And large breasts play an out-sized role in the Venezuelan national psyche.
Love them or hate them, breast implants play an outsized role in the Venezuelan national psyche.
So she wore her crimson homespun and her bonnet, with her bronze-gold hair gathered under it in the same old Psyche knot.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
So we see Psyche borne aloft by Zephyr through the twilight to the nuptial abode of Eros.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
It seems to be the same termed psuke or psyche by the Greeks.Scarabs|Isaac Myer
One gives the name "psyche" to a very small butterfly which flutters out rather clumsily in the morning; it is the male.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
Psyche was frightened by the terrible cries and the wretched dark faces of the souls in Hades.'Round the Year in Myth and Song|Florence Holbrook
British Dictionary definitions for psyche (1 of 2)
Word Origin for psyche
British Dictionary definitions for psyche (2 of 2)
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Cultural definitions for psyche (1 of 2)
The mind, soul, or spirit, as opposed to the body. In psychology, the psyche is the center of thought, feeling, and motivation, consciously and unconsciously directing the body's reactions to its social and physical environment.
Cultural definitions for psyche (2 of 2)
In Roman mythology, a beautiful girl who was visited each night in the dark by Cupid, who told her she must not try to see him. When she did try, while he was asleep, she accidentally dropped oil from her lamp on him, and he awoke and fled. After she had performed many harsh tasks set by Cupid's mother, Venus, Jupiter made her immortal, and she and Cupid were married. Her name is Greek for both “soul” and “butterfly.”