plural -s
: a weighing of lives or souls
the judgment of Osiris under the New Kingdom consisted essentially of the ceremony of the psychostasiaJ. E. M. White

Word History


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

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“Psychostasia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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