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Psy·che

 (sī′kē)
n. Greek Mythology
A young woman who loved and was loved by Eros and was united with him after Aphrodite's jealousy was overcome. She subsequently became the personification of the soul.

psy·che 1

 (sī′kē)
n.
1. The spirit or soul.
2. Psychiatry The mind functioning as the center of thought, emotion, and behavior and consciously or unconsciously adjusting or mediating the body's responses to the social and physical environment.

[Latin psȳchē, from Greek psūkhē, soul; see bhes- in Indo-European roots.]

psyche 2

 (sīk)
v.
Variant of psych.

psyche

(ˈsaɪkɪ)
n
(Psychology) the human mind or soul
[C17: from Latin, from Greek psukhē breath, soul; related to Greek psukhein to breathe]

Psyche

(ˈsaɪkɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth a beautiful girl loved by Eros (Cupid), who became the personification of the soul

psy•che

(ˈsaɪ ki)

n.
1. the human soul, spirit, or mind.
2. the mental or psychological structure of a person, esp. as a motive force.
3. (cap.) (in a tale related by Apuleius) a personification of the soul in the form of a beautiful girl visited at night by Cupid, abandoned by him when she tries to learn his identity, and reunited with him only after she performs arduous tasks for Venus.
[1650–60; < Latin psȳchē < Greek psȳchḗ literally, breath, derivative of psychein to breathe, blow]

psyche


Past participle: psyched
Gerund: psyching

Imperative
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Present
I psyche
you psyche
he/she/it psyches
we psyche
you psyche
they psyche
Preterite
I psyched
you psyched
he/she/it psyched
we psyched
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Present Continuous
I am psyching
you are psyching
he/she/it is psyching
we are psyching
you are psyching
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Present Perfect
I have psyched
you have psyched
he/she/it has psyched
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Past Continuous
I was psyching
you were psyching
he/she/it was psyching
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Past Perfect
I had psyched
you had psyched
he/she/it had psyched
we had psyched
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Future
I will psyche
you will psyche
he/she/it will psyche
we will psyche
you will psyche
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Future Perfect
I will have psyched
you will have psyched
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Future Continuous
I will be psyching
you will be psyching
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been psyching
you have been psyching
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you have been psyching
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been psyching
you will have been psyching
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we will have been psyching
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been psyching
you had been psyching
he/she/it had been psyching
we had been psyching
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Conditional
I would psyche
you would psyche
he/she/it would psyche
we would psyche
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Past Conditional
I would have psyched
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we would have psyched
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psyche - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelingspsyche - that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head"
cognition, knowledge, noesis - the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
noddle - an informal British expression for head or mind; "use your noddle"
tabula rasa - a young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke)
ego - (psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
unconscious, unconscious mind - that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
subconscious, subconscious mind - psychic activity just below the level of awareness
2.psyche - the immaterial part of a personpsyche - the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
ghost - the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
spirit - the vital principle or animating force within living things
3.Psyche - (Greek mythology) a beautiful princess loved by Cupid who visited her at night and told her she must not try to see him; became the personification of the soul
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks

psyche

noun soul, mind, self, spirit, personality, individuality, subconscious, true being, anima, essential nature, pneuma (Philosophy), innermost self, inner man Knowledge of the human psyche has advanced immeasurably since Freud.

psyche

noun
1. The vital principle or animating force within living beings:
2. The thought processes characteristic of an individual or group:
Idiom: what makes someone tick.
Translations
psiquê

Psyche

[ˈsaɪkɪ] NPsique f

psyche

[ˈsaɪkɪ] N (Psych) → psique f, psiquis f

psyche

[ˈsaɪki] npsyché f, psychisme m

Psyche

n (Myth) → Psyche f

psyche

nPsyche f

psyche

[ˈsaɪkɪ] n (Psych) → psiche f

psy·che

n. psique, proceso mental consciente o inconsciente.

psyche

n (psych) psique f, psiquis f; (soul) alma