- writing or talk using jargon from psychiatry or psychotherapy without particular accuracy or relevance.
Origin of psychobabble
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Examples from the Web for psychobabble
All the psychobabble of divided loyalties and identity crisis were never a part of the equation for me, nor any of my colleagues.The Many Scandals Of The Prisoner X Affair
February 21, 2013
- informal the jargon of psychology, esp as used and popularized in various types of psychotherapy
Word Origin and History for psychobabble
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Psychological jargon, especially that of psychotherapy.