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psychedelia

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noun psy·che·de·lia \ˌsī-kə-ˈdēl-yə\

Simple Definition of psychedelia

  • : the art, music, style of living, etc., that is associated with psychedelic drugs and especially with the time in the 1960s when many people were using psychedelic drugs

Full Definition of psychedelia

  1. 1 :  the world of people, phenomena, or items associated with psychedelic drugs

  2. 2 :  psychedelic music

Examples of psychedelia

  1. the tie-dyed fashions of psychedelia

  2. music ranging from jazz to disco to '60s psychedelia



Origin of psychedelia

New Latin, from English psychedelic


First Known Use: 1967

Rhymes with psychedelia


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