psychism

noun
psy·​chism | \ ˈsīˌkizəm \
plural -s

Definition of psychism

1 : a doctrine that there is a fluid universally diffused and equally animating all living beings
2 [psych- + -ism] : psychic nature or character : mental fact or process

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History and Etymology for psychism

French psychisme, from psych- + -isme -ism

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“Psychism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychism. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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