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psy·cho·path·ic

 (sī′kə-păth′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by psychopathy.

psy′cho·path′i·cal·ly adv.

psy•cho•path•ic

(ˌsaɪ kəˈpæθ ɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or affected with psychopathy; engaging in amoral or antisocial acts without feeling remorse.
[1845–55]
psy`cho•path′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.psychopathic - suffering from an undiagnosed mental disorder
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

psychopathic

Translations

psychopathic

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈpæθɪk] ADJpsicopático

psychopathic

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈpæθɪk] adj [person] → psychopathe; [disorder, tendency] → psychopathique
a psychopathic killer → un(e) tueur/euse psychopathe

psychopathic

psychopathic

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈpæθɪk] adjpsicopatico/a
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