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noun as in innermost self; personality

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These kinds of public investments will become more possible over time as the managed markets paradigm cements itself in the American psyche.

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The idea of an onerous middle-class tax burden permeates the American political psyche.

The Grinch’s troubled psyche, shaped by solitude and years of neglect, has always been an interesting layer to the juvenile story.

The Third might slightly favor psyche over body, breaking the symmetry between them.

I was able to keep myself relatively calm, though, for the most part, because I knew if I psyched myself out, I’d probably make some irrational decisions.

He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.

The only thing these “tests” reveal is a window into the foolish psyche of whomever applies them.

The human psyche takes images as direction, and it affects people and makes them violent.

And large breasts play an out-sized role in the Venezuelan national psyche.

Love them or hate them, breast implants play an outsized role in the Venezuelan national psyche.

So she wore her crimson homespun and her bonnet, with her bronze-gold hair gathered under it in the same old Psyche knot.

So we see Psyche borne aloft by Zephyr through the twilight to the nuptial abode of Eros.

It seems to be the same termed psuke or psyche by the Greeks.

One gives the name "psyche" to a very small butterfly which flutters out rather clumsily in the morning; it is the male.

Psyche was frightened by the terrible cries and the wretched dark faces of the souls in Hades.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to psyche, such as: ego, mind, soul, spirit, subconscious, and anima.

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