Share this entry

Share this page


División en sílabas: psy·cho·log·i·cal
Pronunciación: /ˌsīkəˈläjək(ə)l

Definición de psychological en inglés:


1Of, affecting, or arising in the mind; related to the mental and emotional state of a person: the victim had sustained physical and psychological damage
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The end product is of course very different, but the internal or psychological processes are related.
  • Does he not see the inner torment and psychological damage this is causing me?
  • In the north of Europe, the Fauves' celebration of color was pushed to new emotional and psychological depths.
mental, emotional, intellectual, inner, cerebral, brain, rational, cognitive
1.1Of or relating to psychology: psychological research
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She took a sabbatical and has continued with her psychological researches while sailing the South Seas.
  • I find consolation in the fact that psychological research shows that man is capable of empathy as well as evil.
  • The new research looked at psychological tests done 12 months after the first injection.
1.2(Of an ailment or problem) having a mental rather than a physical cause: it was concluded that her pain was psychological
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most sexual problems have a psychological rather than a physical cause.
  • Scientific research has successfully shown that abortion causes many psychological side effects.
  • The first is how psychoanalysis, if it is a myth, can solve psychological problems.
(all) in the mind, psychosomatic, emotional, irrational, subjective, subconscious, unconscious



Pronunciación: /-ik(ə)lē/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • That cell mate might be psychologically disturbed or could be an alcoholic or a junkie, he pointed out.
  • For example if people go on to low-fat diets it can make them feel deprived, which can be negative psychologically.
  • For many it was an affliction that lasted well beyond their teenage years and could be psychologically devastating.

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día libretto
Pronunciación: lɪˈbrɛtəʊ
the text of an opera…