Examples of psychopath in a Sentence
declared that he was a dangerous psychopath who needed to be locked up
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In the film, a family staying in a secluded mobile-home park is set upon by three masked psychopaths.
Writer Bill Finger and artists Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson created him as a murderous psychopath in the 1940s, although the character is sometimes portrayed as a goofy prankster.
The final act of the season centers on Kovacs identifying the person responsible for the crimes he's been investigating: none other than his own sister Reileen (Dichen Lachman), long thought dead, now revealed as a centuries-old psychopath.
Although the telepathic psychopath was killed at the end of season one, Kilgrave will return in some fashion for season two, with Tennant's continued involvement in the series revealed early on in production.
Of course, there's one tiny detail still left unsaid—the Kelpian-eating psychopath Emperor Georgiou.
Reading Cunanan’s warped journey through America as tragically consequent to the gay experience, rather than the random actions of a psychopath, flatters an audience that feels sympathetically toward gay people.
How might narcissists, psychopaths, and sociopaths stack up on this kind of personality inventory?
There is no numerical or moral equivalence between the millions of Americans who support our democracy and the few unhinged psychopaths such as the white supremacists who bludgeoned and ran over peaceful citizens in Charlottesville.
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Origin and Etymology of psychopath
First Known Use: 1885See Words from the same year
PSYCHOPATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of psychopath for English Language Learners
: a person who is mentally ill, who does not care about other people, and who is usually dangerous or violent
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