- psychological block,
- psychological moment,
- psychological novel,
- psychological operations,
- psychological primary
Origin of psychological
Examples from the Web for psychological
In war, he wrote, “everything is uncertain … all military action is intertwined with psychological forces and effects.”
While Miles says the kids she met were “incredibly brave,” both their psychological and physical pain was evident.
Beyond the psychological implications is the babysitting this level of fear requires.
About one half of one percent of the money was spent on psychological programs.Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up|Center for Public Integrity|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Do something wrong, and a panel of strangers will discuss your psychological frailties on primetime TV.
The question therefore becomes one of psychological optics rather than of astronomy.
This letter was a long one,—some four pages, written by a member of the Psychological Society, in reply to Mr. Savage.Materialized Apparitions|Edward Augustus Brackett
Such persons often saw her spirit-form, and suffered from its psychological action.
His insight enabled him to depict a psychological development where I had seen but a material friendship.The Sixth Sense|Stephen McKenna
In the four rules, and in this view of consciousness, we have only half of Descartes' system; the psychological half.
1680s; see psychology + -ical. Related: Psychologically. Psychological warfare recorded from 1940. Psychological moment was in vogue from 1871, from French moment psychologique "moment of immediate expectation of something about to happen."
The original German phrase, misinterpreted by the French & imported together with its false sense into English, meant the psychic factor, the mental effect, the influence exerted by a state of mind, & not a point of time at all, das Moment in German corresponding to our momentum, not our moment. [Fowler]