psychological

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adjective psy·cho·log·i·cal \ˌsī-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\
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psychologic

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Definition of psychological

  1. 1a :  of or relating to psychologyb :  mental

  2. 2 :  directed toward the will or toward the mind specifically in its conative function psychological warfare

psychologically

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Examples of psychological in a sentence

  1. a psychological rather than a physical condition

  2. <suffered from psychological disorders all of his life>

Circa 1688

First Known Use of psychological

circa 1688



PSYCHOLOGICAL Defined for English Language Learners

psychological

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adjective psy·cho·log·i·cal \ˌsī-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\

Definition of psychological for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to the mind

  • : of or relating to the study of the mind : of or relating to psychology


PSYCHOLOGICAL Defined for Kids

psychological

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adjective psy·cho·log·i·cal \ˌsī-kə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\

Definition of psychological for Students

  1. :  of or relating to psychology or the mind psychological research psychological distress


Medical Dictionary

psychological

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adjective psy·cho·log·i·cal \ˌsī-kə-ˈläj-i-kəl\
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psychologic

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Medical Definition of psychological

  1. 1a:  relating to, characteristic of, directed toward, influencing, arising in, or acting through the mind especially in its affective or cognitive functions psychological phenomena the psychological aspects of a problemb:  directed toward the will or toward the mind specifically in its conative function psychological warfare

  2. 2:  relating to, concerned with, deriving from, or used in psychology psychological research psychological tests a psychological clinic

psychologically

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