[ sahy-koh-an-l-it-ik ]

  1. 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.

Origin of psychoanalytic

  • Also psy·cho·an·a·lyt·i·cal [sahy-koh-an-l-it-i-kuhl] /ˌsaɪ koʊˌæn lˈɪt ɪ kəl/ .

Other words from psychoanalytic

  • 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

Words Nearby psychoanalytic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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