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psychotic

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adjective psy·chot·ic \sī-ˈkä-tik\

Simple Definition of psychotic

  • : having or relating to a very serious mental illness that makes you act strangely or believe things that are not true : relating to or suffering from psychosis

Full Definition of psychotic

  1. :  of, relating to, marked by, or affected with psychosis <a psychotic patient> <psychotic behavior>

psychotic noun
psy·chot·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of psychotic

  1. He was diagnosed as psychotic.

  2. <the identity of the psychotic murderer known as the Zodiac Killer remains an intriguing puzzle>



Circa 1890

First Known Use of psychotic

circa 1890



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