psychological

[sahy-kuh-loj-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to psychology.
2.
pertaining to the mind or to mental phenomena as the subject matter of psychology.
3.
of, pertaining to, dealing with, or affecting the mind, especially as a function of awareness, feeling, or motivation: psychological play; psychological effect.
Also, psychologic.


Origin:
1785–95; psycholog(y) + -ical

psychologically, adverb
nonpsychologic, adjective
nonpsychological, adjective
nonpsychologically, adverb
prepsychological, adjective
pseudopsychological, adjective
semipsychologic, adjective
semipsychological, adjective
semipsychologically, adverb
unpsychological, adjective
unpsychologically, adverb
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psychological (ˌsaɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to psychology
2.  of or relating to the mind or mental activity
3.  having no real or objective basis; arising in the mind: his backaches are all psychological
4.  affecting the mind
 
psycho'logically
 
adv

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psychological psy·cho·log·i·cal (sī'kə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) or psy·cho·log·ic (-lŏj'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to psychology.

  2. Of, relating to, or arising from the mind or emotions.

  3. Influencing or intended to influence the mind or emotions.

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Example sentences
Time is a basic psychological frame into which our mind process motion in the
  universe.
Someone who understands these things please explain the psychological
  differences.
He observed that lots of psychological experiments have been done on the
  effects of status and lots on the effects of power.
But psychological problems are harder to solve with technology.
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