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psyches

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plural of psyche

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1 an immaterial force within a human being thought to give the body life, energy, and power
  • disturbing, enigmatic paintings that seem to embody the psyche of this brilliant but troubled artist

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2 the part of a person that feels, thinks, perceives, wills, and especially reasons
  • a novel that explores the psyche of a depressed teen

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“Psyches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/psyches. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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