Definition of psychological warfare
: things that are done to make someone (such as an enemy or opponent) become less confident or feel hopeless, afraid, etc. The army used radio broadcasts into enemy territory as a form of psychological warfare.
Word by Word Definitions
: of or relating to psychology
: directed toward the will or toward the mind specifically in its conative function
: military operations between enemies : hostilities, war
: an activity undertaken by a political unit (as a nation) to weaken or destroy another
: struggle between competing entities : conflict
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up psychological warfare? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).