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psychopath

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsaɪ.kə.pæθ/
specialized psychology a person who has no feeling for other people, does not think about the future, and does not feel bad about anything they have done in the past (informal psycho) someone who is very mentally ill and dangerous
psychopathic
adjective uk   us   /-ˈpæθ.ɪk/ (informal psycho)
A series of unsolved murders on the island has raised fears that a psychopathic serial killer is on the loose.
Translations of “psychopath”
in Vietnamese người tâm thần…
in Spanish Psicopata…
in Thai คนโรคจิต…
in Malaysian psikopat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神病患者,精神變態者, 變態人格者…
in Indonesian psikopat…
in Russian психопат…
in Turkish ruh hastası, psikopat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神病患者,精神变态者, 变态人格者…
in Polish psychopat-a/ka…
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