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psychological

adjective
     
Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
psy‧cho‧log‧i‧cal W3
1MP relating to the way that your mind works and the way that this affects your behaviour:
Sleep disorders are a serious psychological problem.
Freud's psychological theories
What was the patient's psychological state?
2MP relating to what is in someone's mind rather than what is real:
Max says he's ill, but I'm sure it's psychological.
3

psychological warfare

behaviour intended to make your opponents lose confidence or feel afraid
4

the psychological moment

British English informal the exact time in a situation when you have the best chance to achieve what you want
psychologically adverb:
psychologically disturbed patients

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