Definition of psychotic in English:

psychotic

Line breaks: psych|ot¦ic
Pronunciation: /sʌɪˈkɒtɪk
 
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adjective

noun

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  • A person suffering from a psychosis.
    More 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

adverb
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  • 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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