Examples of psychological in a Sentence
a psychological rather than a physical condition
suffered from psychological disorders all of his life
Recent Examples of psychological from the Web
The president has been provided with a psychological profile of Putin, a wily KGB veteran with years of experience meeting foreign leaders.
Some researchers have expressed concern that such whole genome screening will skyrocket medical costs or cause undue psychological harm.
A judge agreed to send a Crown Point man charged with two counts of murder to the Logansport State Hospital for a forensic psychological evaluation to determine his mental competency to stand trial.
Some experts have started raising concerns about the psychological toll of living small.
This psychological dimension to chimps’ decision-making, taking into account how much a partner risked to help them, is novel.
Arrowood, by contrast, excels at observing people, not things, relying on his psychological skills to reveal hidden emotions and intentions.
Over and over again in It Comes at Night, Trey Edward Shults’s bravura piece of psychological horror, the camera pans down a long, dark hallway, inching closer and closer to a locked red door.
Of all the children who survived that day, Collin seemed the most vulnerable to psychological damage in the eyes of many Townville parents and teachers.
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First Known Use of psychological
PSYCHOLOGICAL Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of psychological for Students
: of or relating to psychology or the mind psychological research psychological distress
Medical Definition of psychological
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: relating to, concerned with, deriving from, or used in psychology psychological research psychological tests a psychological clinic
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