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psychology

Pronunciation: /saɪˈkɑːlədʒi; saɪˈkɒlədʒi/

Translation of psychology in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -gies)

  • 1.1 (science) (p)sicología (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He studied Jungian and transpersonal psychology and took a special interest in allergic diseases.
    • These researchers draw their inspiration from the discipline of psychology and study behaviour in a quite detailed way.
    • Qualitative inquiry embeds psychology in rich contexts of history, society, and culture.
    1.2 (mentality) psicología (feminine), mentalidad (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The election, he must remind voters, is really about something more than the personalities, and the psychologies, of the two major candidates.
    • This is an extraordinarily complex topic that has its roots in history, the global economy, the failure of diplomacy and the psychologies of the people involved.
    • While many movies attempt to imitate the personal psychologies of cops and criminals, Dark Blue hits closer to the mark than most.
    1.3 (tact) (p)sicología (feminine), diplomacia (feminine)

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