|1.||the study of philosophical questions, such as the relation between mind and body, that go beyond the laws of experimental psychology|
|2.||any attempt to state the general laws of psychology|
|3.||another word for parapsychology|
|(used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.)|
|given to using long words.|
metapsychology met·a·psy·chol·o·gy (mět'ə-sī-kŏl'ə-jē)
Philosophical inquiry supplementing the empirical science of psychology and dealing with aspects of the mind that cannot be evaluated on the basis of objective or empirical evidence.
A comprehensive system of psychology involving several different approaches to mental processes as described in the Freudian theory of the mind.