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[ sahy-kuh-path-ik ]


  1. of, relating to, or affected with psychopathy.

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Other Words From

  • nonpsy·cho·pathic adjective
  • unpsy·cho·pathic adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of psychopathic1

First recorded in 1840–50; psychopath(y) + -ic

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Example Sentences

And when that “ideal self” is psychopathic, there is little that can be done to stop them.

The Collector is forever ensconced in the pantheon of psychopathic core texts.

Were there not reflections of a deceptive, stimulation-seeking, and coldblooded psychopathic personality in Dzhokhar?

Indeed, those at the higher end of the psychopathic spectrum are often stars in the professional world.

The time is now to rid yet another West African country of a tyrant and a psychopathic leadership.

I see one of my legs thrust from the covers, he persisted, in the line of the best psychopathic suggestion.

But the various psychopathic symptoms, some of which are very severe, lie altogether outside our chosen field of study.

It will suffice to remark that Z. now exhibits numerous neuropathic and psychopathic characteristics.

"Bellevue Hospital, psychopathic ward," he told the driver as she climbed nimbly inside.

A parade of psychopathic barbarians dressed in bells, metals, animal skins, astrologer hats and Scandinavian ornaments.


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