Examples of psyche in a Sentence
some hidden corner within your psyche
disturbing, enigmatic paintings that seem to embody the psyche of this brilliant but troubled artist
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No, this is the sort of fare where playwrights – there are three of them – want to get under our collective skin and toy with our psyches.
Starting quickly would be an important boost to the players’ and fans’ psyche after the heartbreaking Florida loss.
Thankfully, unlike the insertion, the removal was painless (with the exception of my bruised psyche).
Rallies were being held from Asbury Park, New Jersey, to Lindenhurst, New York, by those hoping the damage doesn't fade in the national psyche, especially in light of the recent spate of storms in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean.
What is the tipping point for the human psyche, when too many becomes too much?
In another work, a shiny row of human teeth gets repurposed as the spine of a beast perched on a man’s head: an animalistic portrait of the human psyche, joyfully unleashed yet inextricably linked to its corporeal host.
There is a familiarity that develops between an audience and an actor who has dug as deep into the collective psyche as Nicole has.
Hall, the filmmaker, shrewdly burrows into Adam's and Solo's psyches, revealing character obliquely through mundane activities that serve to highlight the depth of their troubles.
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Sometime back in the 16th century, we borrowed the word psyche directly from Greek into English. In Greek mythology, Psyche was a beautiful princess who fell in love with Eros (Cupid), god of love, and went through terrible trials before being allowed to marry him. The story is often understood to be about the soul redeeming itself through love. (To the Greeks, psyche also meant "butterfly", which suggests how they imagined the soul.) In English, psyche often sounds less spiritual than soul, less intellectual than mind, and more private than personality.
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