Definition of psychedelia in English:

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psychedelia

Pronunciation: /ˌsīkəˈdēlēə/

noun

Music, culture, or art based on the experiences produced by psychedelic drugs.
Example sentences
  • Modlang's Slaughtered By The Sun is a quality piece of psychedelia based around a beat that's part krautrock and part soul.
  • Oasis also stakes out very different sonic terrain, nodding to electronic pop, dub reggae, and sixties psychedelia.
  • But the album, as a whole, feels very retro, flitting between the 60s psychedelia of The Beach Boys and The Beatles and the more modern likes of Bowie and George Harrison.

Origin

1960s: back-formation from psychedelic.

Words that rhyme with psychedelia

Amelia, camellia, Celia, Cordelia, Cornelia, Delia, Elia, epithelia, Karelia, Montpelier, Ophelia

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: psych·e·de·lia

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