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psychopathic

[sahy-kuh-path-ik] /ˌsaɪ kəˈpæθ ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or affected with psychopathy.
Origin of psychopathic
1840-1850
1840-50; psychopath(y) + -ic
Related forms
nonpsychopathic, adjective
unpsychopathic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for psychopathic
adj.

1847, from psychopathy on model of German psychopatisch, from Greek psykhe- "mind" (see psyche) + pathos "suffering" (see pathos).

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psychopathic in Medicine

psychopathic psy·cho·path·ic (sī'kə-pāth'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or characterized by psychopathy.

  2. Relating to or affected with an antisocial personality disorder that is usually characterized by aggressive, perverted, criminal, or amoral behavior.

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