noun, plural psy·cho·ses [-seez] /-siz/. Psychiatry.
Examples from the Web for psychoses
And with RT, these losers have a global platform through which they can inflict their psychoses on the rest of us.
The two phenomena, agitation and depression, are almost always associated in neuroses as well as in psychoses.A Psychiatric Milestone|Various
Neuroses and psychoses are peculiarly frequent in childhood and youth.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot
These other moods, although less frequent, are just as characteristic of the psychoses in this group.
Let us now endeavor to illustrate what he means by this degenerative soil giving rise to these psychoses.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck
Other psychoses superficially resembling stupor are the perplexity and absorbed manic (manic stupor) states.
British Dictionary definitions for psychoses
noun plural -choses (-ˈkəʊsiːz)
Word Origin for psychosis
Medicine definitions for psychoses
n. pl. psy•cho•ses (-sēz)
Science definitions for psychoses
Plural psychoses (sī-kō′sēz)
Related formspsychotic adjective (sī-kŏt′ĭk)
Culture definitions for psychoses
A severe mental disorder, more serious than neurosis, characterized by disorganized thought processes, disorientation in time and space, hallucinations, and delusions. Paranoia, manic depression, megalomania, and schizophrenia are all psychoses. One who suffers from psychosis is psychotic.