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.
And so the battle rages on, in our psyches and on Twitter.
Ebron’s situation is searing a hole in Detroit’s psyche.
What once was a pain in their collective psyche has now become a full-blown nightmare for the Clippers.
And the shadows cast over an innocent psyche can feel very heavy-handed and downbeat.
Mariota talks about the weight of expectations for the Titans to finally be good again, and why Hawaii, his native state, is so firmly implanted in his psyche.
Water signs are known for their emotional intelligence, so astrology’s like-minded sea creatures also enjoy deep-diving into their psyches with Scorpio at the helm.
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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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