[ sahy-kuh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈsaɪ kəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /


Psychology. a graph indicating the relative strength of the personality traits of an individual.
a psychologically oriented biography.

Nearby words

  1. psychogenic purpura,
  2. psychogenic vomiting,
  3. psychogeriatric,
  4. psychogeriatrics,
  5. psychognosis,
  6. psychographer,
  7. psychographic,
  8. psychographics,
  9. psychography,
  10. psychohistory

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for psychographic



also psycho-graphic, 1856, from psychograph "supernatural photographic image," from psycho- + -graph. Related: Psychographics.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for psychographic


[ sīkə-grăf′ ]


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

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