psychological thriller

Main Entry:  psychological thriller
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a suspenseful movie or book emphasizing the psychology of its characters rather than the plot; this sub-genre of thriller movie or book
Example:  In a psychological thriller, the characters are exposed to danger on a mental level rather than a physical one.
Etymology:  1925's 21st Century Lexicon
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