English dictionary


psalm |sɑːm| — one of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David

psalmbook  — A book of psalms.

psalmist |ˈsɑːmɪst| — a composer of sacred songs

psalmody |ˈsɑːmədɪ| — the act of singing psalms or hymns

psalter |ˈsɔːltər| — a collection of Psalms for liturgical use

psalterium |sɔːlˈtɪərɪəm| — the third compartment of the stomach of a ruminant

psaltery |ˈsɔːrltərɪ| — an ancient stringed instrument similar to the lyre or zither but having a trapezoidal sounding board under the strings

pseud |suːd| — a person who makes deceitful pretenses

pseudo |ˈsuːdəʊ| — a person who makes deceitful pretenses

pseudomorphism |ˈpsjuːdəʊˈmɔːfɪzm| — (crystallography) The state of having, or the property of taking, a crystalline form unlike that which belongs to the species.

pseudonym |ˈsuːdənɪm| — a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role

pseudonymous |suːˈdɑːnɪməs| — bearing or identified by an assumed (often pen) name

pshaw |pfə| — Indicating disapproval, irritation, impatience or disbelief.

PSI |psaɪ| — a unit of pressure

psittacosis |ˌsɪtəˈkəʊsɪs| — infectious disease of birds

psora |ˈpsəʊrə| — (medicine) A cutaneous disease, especially the itch.

psoriasis |səˈraɪəsɪs| — a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences

psych |saɪk| — Psychology or psychiatry.

psyche |ˈsaɪkɪ| — that which is responsible for one's thoughts, feelings, and conscious brain functions; the seat of the faculty of reason

psychedelic |ˌsaɪkəˈdelɪk| — producing distorted sensory perceptions and feelings or altered states of awareness or sometimes states resembling psychosis

psychiatric |ˌsaɪkɪˈætrɪk| — relating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry

psychiatrical  — relating to or used in or engaged in the practice of psychiatry

psychiatrist |saɪˈkaɪətrɪst| — a physician who specializes in psychiatry

psychiatry |saɪˈkaɪətrɪ| — the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders

psychic |ˈsaɪkɪk| — a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception

psychical |ˈsaɪkɪkəl| — affecting or influenced by the human mind

psychics |ˈsaɪkɪks| — plural form of psychic

psychism  — (philosophy) The old doctrine that there is a fluid universally diffused, and equally animating all living beings, the difference in their actions being due to the difference of the individual organizations.

psycho |ˈsaɪkəʊ| — a person afflicted with psychosis

psychoanalyse |ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlaɪz| — subject to psychoanalytic treatment

psychoanalysis |ˌsaɪkəʊəˈnæləsɪs| — a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud

psychoanalyst |ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlɪst| — a licensed practitioner of psychoanalysis

psychoanalytic |ˌsaɪkəʊˌænəˈlɪtɪk| — of or relating to or incorporating the methods and theory of psychiatric treatment originated by Sigmund Freud

psychoanalyze |ˌsaɪkəʊˈænəlaɪz| — subject to psychoanalytic treatment

psychologic  — Of or pertaining to the science of psychology.

psychological |ˌsaɪkəˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature

psychologically |ˌsaɪkəˈlɑːdʒɪkəlɪ| — with regard to psychology

psychologist |saɪˈkɑːlədʒɪst| — a scientist trained in psychology

psychology |saɪˈkɑːlədʒɪ| — the science of mental life

psychometric |ˌsaɪkəˈmetrɪk| — of or relating to psychometrics

psychopath |ˈsaɪkəpæθ| — someone with a sociopathic personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')

psychopathology |ˌsaɪkəʊpəˈθɑːlədʒɪ| — the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior

psychoses |saɪˈkəʊsiːz| — plural form of psychosis

psychosis |saɪˈkəʊsɪs| — any severe mental disorder in which contact with reality is lost or highly distorted

psychosocial |saɪkəʊˈsəʊʃ(ə)l| — (of behaviour) having both psychological and social aspects

psychosomatic |ˌsaɪkəʊsəˈmætɪk| — used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis

psychotherapist |ˌsaɪkəʊˈθerəpɪ| — a therapist who deals with mental and emotional disorders

psychotherapy |ˌsaɪkəʊˈθerəpɪ| — the branch of psychiatry concerned with psychological methods

psychotic |saɪˈkɑːtɪk| — a person afflicted with psychosis

psychotropic |ˌsaɪkəˈtrəʊpɪk| — affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes

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