metapsychology

noun
meta·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \ ˌme-tə-sī-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce metapsychology (audio) \

Definition of metapsychology

: speculative psychology concerned with postulating the structure (such as the ego and id) and processes (such as cathexis) of the mind which usually cannot be demonstrated objectively

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metapsychological \ ˌme-​tə-​ˌsī-​kə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce metapsychological (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of metapsychology

1868, in the meaning defined above

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metapsychology

noun
meta·​psy·​chol·​o·​gy | \ ˌmet-ə-sī-ˈkäl-ə-jē How to pronounce metapsychology (audio) \
plural metapsychologies

Medical Definition of metapsychology

: speculative psychology concerned with postulating the mind's structure (as the ego and id) and processes (as cathexis) which usually cannot be demonstrated objectively

Other Words from metapsychology

metapsychological \ -​ˌsī-​kə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce metapsychological (audio) \ adjective

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