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psy·chot·ic

 (sī-kŏt′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or affected by psychosis.
n.
A person affected by psychosis.


psy·chot′i·cal·ly adv.

psychotic

(saɪˈkɒtɪk) psychiatry
adj
(Psychiatry) of, relating to, or characterized by psychosis
n
(Psychiatry) a person experiencing psychosis
psyˈchotically adv
Usage: It is preferable to talk about a person experiencing psychosis rather than a psychotic, which reduces a person's individuality

psy•chot•ic

(saɪˈkɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. characterized by or afflicted with psychosis.
n.
2. a person afflicted with psychosis.
[1890–95]
psy•chot′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psychotic - a person afflicted with psychosispsychotic - 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
Adj.1.psychotic - characteristic of or suffering from psychosis
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

psychotic

adjective
1. mad, mental (slang), insane, lunatic, demented, unbalanced, deranged, psychopathic, round the bend (Brit. slang), certifiable, off your head (slang), off your trolley (slang), not right in the head, non compos mentis (Latin), off your rocker (slang), off your chump He was diagnosed as psychotic and schizophrenic.
noun
1. lunatic, maniac, psychopath, nut (slang), psycho (slang), loony (slang), madman, nutter (Brit. slang), basket case (slang), nutcase (slang), headcase (informal), mental case (slang), headbanger (informal) Personality disorder can be found in some psychotics.
Translations
psykootikkopsykoottinen

psychotic

[saɪˈkɒtɪk]
A. ADJpsicótico
B. Npsicótico/a m/f

psychotic

[saɪˈkɒtɪk]
adj
[person] → psychotique
[symptoms, episode] → psychotique
npsychotique mf

psychotic

adjpsychotisch; psychotic illnessPsychose f
nPsychotiker(in) m(f)

psychotic

[saɪˈkɒtɪk] adj & npsicotico/a

psy·chot·ic

a. psicótico-a, rel. a o que sufre de una psicosis.

psychotic

adj & n psicótico -ca mf
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