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psychobabble psy·cho·bab·ble (sī'kō-bāb'əl)
Psychological jargon, especially that of psychotherapy.
Talk about self, feelings, motives, etc, esp in psychological jargon: His characters have absorbed the attitudes of post-1960s psychobabble, and tend to say things like ''Viet Nam is a reality warp'' (1976+)verb
: ''If you want space,'' she tells a psycho-babbling boyfriend, ''go to Utah''