Definition of psychologese in English:

psychologese

Syllabification: psy·chol·o·gese
Pronunciation: /ˌsīˌkäləˈjēz
 
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noun

informal
  • Psychological jargon or technical terms used for effect.
    More example sentences
    • To get your degree you have to write in psychologese, which means never using a single-syllable word when a multi-syllable one will do.
    • So, just because Pierce can talk "psychologese" does not make him a credible theorist on liberal behavior.
    • Wood brings the analytic mind of a psychologist to his book without the cluttering style of academic psychologese which undergraduates generally abhor.

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