psychologize


psy·chol·o·gize

verb \-ˌjīz\
psy·chol·o·gizedpsy·chol·o·giz·ing

Definition of PSYCHOLOGIZE

intransitive verb
:  to speculate in psychological terms or on psychological motivations
transitive verb
:  to explain or interpret in psychological terms

First Known Use of PSYCHOLOGIZE

1810

psy·chol·o·gize

verb    (Medical Dictionary)
psy·chol·o·gized also British psy·chol·o·gisedpsy·chol·o·giz·ing also British psy·chol·o·gis·ing

Medical Definition of PSYCHOLOGIZE

transitive verb
: to explain or interpret in psychological terms
intransitive verb
: to speculate in psychological terms or upon psychological motivations

Variants of PSYCHOLOGIZE

psy·chol·o·gize also British psy·chol·o·gise \-ˌjīz\

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