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psychological moment Syllabification: psy·cho·log·i·cal mo·ment

Definition of psychological moment in English:


[in singular]
The moment at which something will or would have the greatest psychological effect: there was a psychological moment when they might have accepted the report
More example sentences
  • I might concede that there was a psychological moment in which people made the transition, and I will get to this a little more later.
  • Many people of our generation will never let go of the assassination as a psychological moment, however much or little it may have meant historically.
  • This means that if what you're studying is culture, the part played by the psychological moments, or episodes, in the transmission of culture should be seen as crucial.
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