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[sahy-kuh-graf, -grahf]
  1. Psychology. a graph indicating the relative strength of the personality traits of an individual.
  2. a psychologically oriented biography.
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Origin of psychograph

First recorded in 1880–85; psycho- + -graph
Related formspsy·cho·graph·ic [sahy-kuh-graf-ik] /ˌsaɪ kəˈgræf ɪk/, adjectivepsy·cho·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for psychograph

Historical Examples

  • The best are instruments after the style of the psychograph.

    Metapsychical Phenomena

    J. Maxwell

  • His record had described him as nervous in manner but his psychograph was smooth.

  • This is the method of the "psychograph," as it is commonly called.

  • To the utter astonishment of all present, the psychograph replied No!

    Modern Magic

    Maximilian Schele de Vere

  • Why were you detained at the psychograph tests this morning?

    Sabotage in Space

    Carey Rockwell

psychograph in Medicine


  1. A graphic representation or chart of the personality traits of an individual or group.
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Related formspsy′cho•graphic adj.
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