psychological moment

noun

Definition of psychological moment 

: the occasion when the mental atmosphere is most certain to be favorable to the full effect of an action or event

First Known Use of psychological moment

1871, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about psychological moment

Share psychological moment

Statistics for psychological moment

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for psychological moment

The first known use of psychological moment was in 1871

See more words from the same year

Comments on psychological moment

What made you want to look up psychological moment? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reject or criticize sharply

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!