mentalistic

adjective
men·​tal·​is·​tic | \ ˌmen-tə-ˈli-stik How to pronounce mentalistic (audio) \

Definition of mentalistic

1 : of or relating to any school of psychology or psychiatry that in contrast to behaviorism values subjective data (such as those gained by introspection) in the study and explanation of behavior
2 : of or relating to mental phenomena

Other Words from mentalistic

mentalism \ ˈmen-​tə-​ˌli-​zəm How to pronounce mentalistic (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of mentalistic

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Mentalistic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mentalistic. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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mentalistic

adjective
men·​tal·​is·​tic | \ ˌment-ᵊl-ˈis-tik How to pronounce mentalistic (audio) \

Medical Definition of mentalistic

: of or relating to any school of psychology or psychiatry that in contrast to behaviorism values subjective data (as those gained by introspection) in the study and explanation of behavior

Other Words from mentalistic

mentalism \ ˈment-​ᵊl-​ˌiz-​əm How to pronounce mentalistic (audio) \ noun

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