psychosynthesis

noun

psy·​cho·​syn·​the·​sis ˌsī-kō-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs How to pronounce psychosynthesis (audio)
: a form of psychotherapy combining psychoanalytic techniques with meditation and exercise

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of psychosynthesis was in 1919

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“Psychosynthesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychosynthesis. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

psychosynthesis

noun
psy·​cho·​syn·​the·​sis ˌsī-kō-ˈsin(t)-thə-səs How to pronounce psychosynthesis (audio)
plural psychosyntheses -ˌsēz How to pronounce psychosynthesis (audio)
: a form of psychotherapy combining psychoanalytic techniques with meditation and exercise
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