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psychotic

Syllabification: psy·chot·ic
Pronunciation: /sīˈkädik
 
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Definition of psychotic in English:

adjective

Of, denoting, or suffering from a psychosis: a psychotic disturbance
More example sentences
  • One simply cannot equate psychotic disturbances which alter the entire personality with physical diseases.
  • As well as symptoms of panic, these nine patients all had overt psychotic symptoms and behavioural disturbance.
  • Terror always has its roots in hysteria and psychotic insecurity; still, we should know our enemy.
Synonyms
insane, mad, deranged, demented, crazed, psychopathic
informal crazy
vulgar slang batshit

noun

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A person suffering from a psychosis.
Example sentences
  • Man and Chen compared the effectiveness of intramuscular injections of chlorpromazine with IM haloperidol in controlling agitated, assaultive psychotics.
  • LSD psychotics fundamentally did not differ from schizophrenics except for the amount of parental alcoholism.
  • It you want to say, do they have disordered thinking, are they distorted in their ideas of relationships with people, some of them certainly are personality disordered, but not a lot are schizophrenic or what we would call psychotics.

Derivatives

psychotically

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Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • In a second scene from Macbeth, Lady Macbeth walks about the castle in a trance-like state, muttering psychotically.
  • Little do they know that common sense tells those of us who exist outside of their respective cults that these fanatics are almost certainly, if not psychotically, wrong.
  • Well, suicide usually, as we know, occurs when people are psychotically depressed.

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