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psych



Pronunciation: (sīk), [key]
v.t. Informal.
1. to intimidate or frighten psychologically, or make nervous (often fol. by out): to psych out the competition.
2. to prepare psychologically to be in the right frame of mind or to give one's best (often fol. by up): to psych oneself up for an interview.
3. to figure out psychologically; decipher (often fol. by out): to psych out a problem. Also,psyche.

psych



Pronunciation: (sīk), [key]
n. Informal.
psychology, esp. as a course or field of study: She took two semesters of psych in college.

psych-




var. of psycho- before some vowels: psychasthenia.

psych.




1. psychological.
2. psychologist.
3. psychology.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

PSTpsychasthenia

 

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