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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Although the horrific legacy of the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki still lingers in Japan's national psyche, Vollmann's travels brought him in contact with those who lacked that historical context.
And researchers have developed a several ways to test the biases hidden in your psyche, like the Implicit Association test, 'Test Yourself for Hidden Bias' and the Bias Cleanse.
Previous closure rounds had seared the psyche of city leaders.
Only the Raptors fell short, preventing them from a signature win, one that could have been a great boost to their psyche for a future matchup.
Losing the one seed could be a significant blow to this team’s psyche, though.
Though reviled in some quarters, their ethics questionable at times, the outlaws’ reign demonstrated to the modern world the power of place to the collective psyche.
Tricia Burke, an assistant professor in the department of communication studies at Texas State University, wanted to know why that is — and what scrolling past all of those workout selfies and half marathon medals is doing to your psyche.
In fact, the quest for happiness, so deeply inscribed in the American psyche, can often do more harm than good, especially if your personal happiness comes at the expense of another’s.
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Did You Know?
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.
PSYCHE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of psyche for English Language Learners
: the soul, mind, or personality of a person or group
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