involving or using psychoanalysis, a system of theories concerning the relationship between conscious and unconscious psychological processes: This course covers many different methodologies, including sociological, psychoanalytic, and ethnographic approaches to literary criticism.
- Also psy·cho·an·a·lyt·i·cal [sahy-koh-an-l-it-i-kuhl] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌæn lˈɪt ɪ kəl/ .
- psy·cho·an·a·lyt·i·cal·ly, adverb
- non·psy·cho·an·a·lyt·ic, adjective
- non·psy·cho·an·a·lyt·i·cal, adjective
- non·psy·cho·an·a·lyt·i·cal·ly, adverb
- post·psy·cho·an·a·lyt·ic, adjective
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How to use psychoanalytic in a sentence
At age 16, Greene underwent psychoanalysis and was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.The dramatic — and embellished — life of Graham Greene | Michael Mewshaw | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post