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 (sī′kĭ-dē′lē-ə, -dēl′yə)
The subculture associated with psychedelic drugs.


(ˌsaɪkəˈdɛlɪə; -ˈdiːlɪə) or


(Art Terms) (functioning as singular or plural) psychedelic objects, dress, music, etc


(ˌsaɪ kɪˈdil yə, -ˈdɛl yə)

the realm of psychedelic drugs, artifacts, art, writings, or the like.
[1965–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.psychedelia - the subculture of users of psychedelic drugs
subculture - a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs
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