psychostasia

noun psy·cho·sta·sia \ˌsīkōˈstāzh(ē)ə\

Definition of psychostasia

plural

-s

  1. :  a weighing of lives or souls the judgment of Osiris under the New Kingdom consisted essentially of the ceremony of the psychostasia — J. E. M. White

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Origin and Etymology of psychostasia

Greek, from psych- + stasis act of weighing, (from histanai to make to stand, weigh) + -ia -y


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