There are 3 main definitions of psyche in English:

psyche1

Syllabification: psy·che
Pronunciation: /ˈsīkē
 
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noun

The human soul, mind, or spirit: I will never really fathom the female psyche
More example sentences
  • The mind, the psyche, the soul, the spirit - call it what you will - also has to be returned to some sort of equilibrium.
  • What did Charles Darwin have to say about crying because he certainly gave some attention to the emotional makeup of the human psyche?
  • One profession deals with the conundrums of the human psyche through talking therapies like psychoanalysis or cognitive behavioural therapy.
Synonyms
soul, spirit, (inner) self, ego, true being, inner man/woman, persona, subconscious, mind, intellect
technical anima

Origin

mid 17th century: via Latin from Greek psukhē 'breath, life, soul'.

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There are 3 main definitions of psyche in English:

psyche2

Syllabification: psy·che

verb, noun, & adjective

Variant spelling of psych.

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There are 3 main definitions of psyche in English:

Psyche3

Syllabification: Psy·che
Pronunciation: /ˈsīkē
 
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Greek Mythology
A Hellenistic personification of the soul as female, or sometimes as a butterfly. The allegory of Psyche’s love for Cupid is told in The Golden Ass by Apuleius.

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