psychohistory

noun
psy·​cho·​his·​to·​ry | \ ˈsī-kō-ˌhi-st(ə-)rē \

Definition of psychohistory

: historical analysis or interpretation using psychological and psychoanalytic methods also : a work of history using such methods

Other Words from psychohistory

psychohistorian \ ˌsī-​kō-​(h)i-​ˈstȯr-​ē-​ən , -​ˈstär-​ \ noun
psychohistorical \ ˌsī-​kō-​(h)i-​ˈstȯr-​i-​kəl , -​ˈstär-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of psychohistory

1934, in the meaning defined above

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