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psychologize

[ sahy-kol-uh-jahyz ]
/ sa瑟藞k蓲l 蓹藢d蕭a瑟z /
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verb (used without object), psy路chol路o路gized, psy路chol路o路giz路ing.
to make psychological investigations or speculations, especially those that are naive or uninformed.
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Also especially British, psy路chol路o路gise .

Origin of psychologize

First recorded in 1820鈥30; psycholog(y) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM psychologize

psy路chol路o路giz路er, nouno路ver路psy路chol路o路gize, verb, o路ver路psy路chol路o路gized, o路ver路psy路chol路o路giz路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for psychologize

psychologize

psychologise

/ (sa瑟藞k蓲l蓹藢d蕭a瑟z) /

verb (intr)
to make interpretations of behaviour and mental processes
to carry out investigation in the field of psychology
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Medical definitions for psychologize

psychologize
[ s墨-k艔l蓹-j墨z鈥 ]

v.
To explain behavior in psychological terms.
To investigate, reason, or speculate in psychological terms.
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