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psycho-

(word root) mind, spirit, soul
Examples of words with the root psycho-: psychology

psy·cho

 (sī′kō) Slang
n. pl. psy·chos
A psychopath.
adj.
Mentally deranged; crazy.

psycho

(ˈsaɪkəʊ)
n, adjpl -chos
(Psychiatry) an informal and offensive word for psychopath or psychopathic. See psychopath

psy•cho

(ˈsaɪ koʊ)

n., pl. -chos,
adj. Slang. n.
1. a psychopathic person; psychopath.
adj.
2. psychopathic.
[1935–40; shortened form]

psycho-

a combining form representing psyche (psychological) or psychological (psychoanalysis). Also, esp. before a vowel,psych-.
[< Greek, comb. form of psȳchḗ; see psyche]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psycho - a person afflicted with psychosispsycho - a person afflicted with psychosis  
cataleptic - a person suffering from catalepsy
paranoiac, paranoid - a person afflicted with paranoia
schizophrenic - someone who is afflicted with schizophrenia
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Translations

psycho

[ˈsaɪkəʊ] Npsicópata mf

psycho

[ˈsaɪkəʊ] npsychopathe m/f

psycho

n (inf)Verrückte(r) mf

psycho

[ˈsaɪkəʊ] n (Am) (fam) → folle m/f, psicopatico/a
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