psychologize

verb psy·chol·o·gize \ sī-ˈkä-lə-ˌjīz \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of psychologize

psychologized; psychologizing
intransitive verb
: to speculate in psychological terms or on psychological motivations
transitive verb
: to explain or interpret in psychological terms

First Known Use of psychologize

1810


Medical Dictionary

psychologize

verb psy·chol·o·gize
variants: also British psychologise play \-ˌjīz\

medical Definition of psychologize

psychologized also British psychologised; psychologizing also British psychologising
transitive verb
: to explain or interpret in psychological terms
intransitive verb
: to speculate in psychological terms or upon psychological motivations

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