psychomachia

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psychomachia or psychomachy (ˌsaɪkəʊˈmækɪə, ˈsaɪkəʊməkɪ)
 
n
conflict of the soul
 
[C17: from Late Latin psӯchomachia, title of a poem by Prudentius (about 400), from Greek psukhē spirit + makhē battle]
 
psychomachy or psychomachy
 
n
 
[C17: from Late Latin psӯchomachia, title of a poem by Prudentius (about 400), from Greek psukhē spirit + makhē battle]

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