psycholinguistics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction psy·cho·lin·guis·tics \ ˌsī-kō-liŋ-ˈgwi-stiks \

Definition of psycholinguistics

: the study of the mental faculties involved in the perception, production, and acquisition of language

psycholinguist

play \ˌsī-kō-ˈliŋ-gwist\ noun

psycholinguistic

play \ˌsī-kō-liŋ-ˈgwi-stik\ adjective

First Known Use of psycholinguistics

1936

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psycholinguistics

noun plural but singular in construction psy·cho·lin·guis·tics \ ˌsī-kō-liŋ-ˈgwis-tiks \

medical Definition of psycholinguistics

: the study of the mental faculties involved in the perception, production, and acquisition of language

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