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psychopath

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noun psy·cho·path \ˈsī-kə-ˌpath\

Simple Definition of psychopath

  • : a person who is mentally ill, who does not care about other people, and who is usually dangerous or violent

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of psychopath

  1. :  a mentally ill or unstable person; especially :  a person affected with antisocial personality disorder

Examples of psychopath in a sentence

  1. <declared that he was a dangerous psychopath who needed to be locked up>



Origin of psychopath

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1885


Medical Dictionary

psychopath

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noun psy·cho·path \ˈsī-kə-ˌpath\

Medical Definition of psychopath

  1. :  a mentally ill or unstable individual; especially :  a person having an antisocial personality





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