Simple Definition of psyche
: the soul, mind, or personality of a person or group
Examples of psyche
some hidden corner within your psyche
<disturbing, enigmatic paintings that seem to embody the psyche of this brilliant but troubled artist>
Origin of psyche
Latin, from Greek psychē soul
First Known Use: 1590
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