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psychological

adjective uk   /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. (of an illness or other physical problem) caused by worry or sadness: I suspect his headaches are purely psychological. [before noun] A psychological film or book is one in which there is a lot of attention given to the way people influence each other's behaviour: a psychological thriller
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adverb uk   us   /-i/
B2 psychologically disturbed
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