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somatist

[ soh-muh-tist ]
/ ˈsoʊ mə tɪst /
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noun Psychiatry.

a psychiatrist who considers all mental illnesses to have physical origins.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of somatist

1670–80, in sense “materialist”; somat- + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM somatist

so·ma·tism, noun
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