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English definition of “psychological”


adjective     /ˌsaɪ.kəlˈɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ US  /-kəˈlɑː.dʒɪ-/
B2 relating to the human mind and feelings : psychological problems He claims that the constant aircraft noise has a bad psychological effect on the residents . We are concerned with the physical and psychological well-being of our employees .Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality (of an illness or other physical problem ) caused by worry or sadness : I suspect his headaches are purely psychological.Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality [before noun] describes a film or book in which there is a lot of attention given to the way people influence each other's behaviour : a psychological thriller Types of film, play, book etc. psychologically     /-i/ adverb B2 psychologically disturbed Science of psychology and psychoanalysisMind and personality
(Definition of psychological adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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