psycho historic

psychohistory

[sahy-koh-his-tuh-ree, -his-tree]
noun
history or the writing of history employing the techniques of psychoanalysis to explore motivations, explain actions, etc.

Origin:
1930–35; psycho- + history

psychohistorian [sahy-koh-hi-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr-] , noun
psychohistoric [sahy-koh-hi-stawr-ik, -stor-] , adjective
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psychohistory (ˌsaɪkəʊˈhɪstərɪ, -ˈhɪstrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
biography based on psychological theories of personality development

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