Definition of Psycho

1. Noun. A person afflicted with psychosis.

Exact synonyms: Psychotic, Psychotic Person
Specialized synonyms: Cataleptic, Paranoiac, Paranoid, Schizophrenic
Generic synonyms: Diseased Person, Sick Person, Sufferer
Derivative terms: Psychotic



Definition of Psycho

1. Adjective. (colloquial or pejoative) Psychotic, or otherwise insane. ¹

2. Noun. (pejorative slang) A person who is psychotic or otherwise insane. ¹

3. Noun. (pejorative slang) A person who acts in a bizarre or dangerous manner. ¹

4. Noun. (informal) A class, at a college or university, in which psychology is taught. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Psycho

1. a mentally unstable person [n -CHOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psycho

psychic phenomena
psychic phenomenon
psychic trauma
psychical
psychical communication
psychically
psychics
psychid
psychids
psyching
psyching out
psychism
psychisms
psychist
psychists
psycho (current term)
psycho-
psychoacoustic
psychoacoustically
psychoacoustics
psychoactive
psychoactive drug
psychoactive substance
psychoactively
psychoactivities
psychoactivity
psychoanalyse
psychoanalysed
psychoanalyser
psychoanalysers

Literary usage of Psycho

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1918)
"A psycho-ANALYTIC STUDY OF AUGUSTE COMTE By PHYLLIS BLANCHARD, Clark University Escaping from the narrow field to which they were first limited, ..."

2. Readers and Writers (1917-1921) by Alfred Richard Orage (1922)
"psycho-analysis is still only at the beginning of its discoveries, ... Gently with psycho-Analysis I am doubtful whether we have sufficiently developed the ..."

3. Readers and Writers (1917-1921) by Alfred Richard Orage (1922)
"psycho-analysis is still only at the beginning of its discoveries, ... Gently with psycho-Analysis I am doubtful whether we have sufficiently developed the ..."

4. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"(e) psycho-analysis Many imperious acts and imperative ideas are the result of the latent after-effect of exciting experiences, fears, and expectations. ..."

5. A History of Social Thought by Emory Stephen Bogardus (1922)
"CHAPTER XXII psycho-SOCIOLOGIC THOUGHT A large number of references have already been made to psycho-sociologic thought. In origin It may be traced to the ..."

6. A History of Social Thought by Emory Stephen Bogardus (1922)
"CHAPTER XXII psycho-SOCIOLOGIC THOUGHT A large number of references have already been made to psycho-sociologic thought. In origin Tt may be traced to the ..."

7. Human Motives by James Jackson Putnam (1915)
"CHAPTER IV Educational Bearings of psycho-Analysis THE question is often asked by persons interested in the psycho-analytic movement: "Is it doing anything ..."

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