Definition of “psychedelic” - English Dictionary

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“psychedelic” in British English

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psychedelicadjective

uk /ˌsaɪ.kəˈdel.ɪk/ us /ˌsaɪ.kəˈdel.ɪk/

(Definition of “psychedelic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“psychedelic” in American English

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psychedelicadjective

us /ˌsɑɪ·kɪˈdel·ɪk/

causing unusually strong experiences of color, sound, smell, taste, and touch, and other mental effects such as feelings of deep understanding or hallucination (= imagining things that do not exist)

Psychedelic also means likely to produce a strong effect because of having bright colors or patterns.

(Definition of “psychedelic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)