non·​psy·​chot·​ic ˌnän-sī-ˈkä-tik How to pronounce nonpsychotic (audio)
: not relating to, marked by, or affected with psychosis : not psychotic
a nonpsychotic mental illness
nonpsychotic patients

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonpsychotic was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Nonpsychotic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

Medical Definition


non·​psy·​chot·​ic -sī-ˈkät-ik How to pronounce nonpsychotic (audio)
: not psychotic
nonpsychotic emotional disorders
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