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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