Pronunciation: (sīk), [key]
—v.t. psyched, psych•ing.
Pronunciation: (sī'kē), [key]
1. Class. Myth.a personification of the soul, which in the form of a beautiful girl was loved by Eros.
2. (l.c.) the human soul, spirit, or mind.
3. (l.c.) Psychol., Psychoanal. the mental or psychological structure of a person, esp. as a motive force.
4. Neoplatonism.the second emanation of the One, regarded as a universal consciousness and as the animating principle of the world.
5. a female given name.
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