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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Greek
Origin: 'breath, life, soul, mind'

psyche

noun
     
Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
psy‧che [countable usually singular] technical or formal
MP someone's mind, or their deepest feelings, which control their attitudes and behaviour:
Freud's account of the human psyche
A characteristic of the feminine psyche is to seek approval from others.

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