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1. psyche

noun. ['ˈsaɪki'] that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.

Synonyms

  • tabula rasa
  • noddle
  • head
  • nous
  • unconscious mind
  • unconscious
  • knowledge
  • mind
  • cognition
  • ego
  • subconscious
  • subconscious mind
  • brain

Antonyms

  • ability
  • undock
  • follower
  • natural depression

Etymology

  • psyche (Latin)
  • ψυχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Psyche

  • spiky
  • nike
  • mikey

How do you pronounce psyche?

Pronounce psyche as ˈsaɪki.

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Sentences with psyche


1. Noun, singular or mass
The person's soul or psyche left the body and went to Hades.

Quotes about psyche


1. The feeling of awed wonder that science can give us is one of the highest experiences of which the human psyche is capable. It is a deep aesthetic passion to rank with the finest that music and poetry can deliver. It is truly one of the things that make life worth living and it does so, if anything, more effectively if it convinces us that the time we have for living is quite finite.
- Richard Dawkins, Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

2. . . . All artists’ work is autobiographical. Any writer’s work is a map of their psyche. You can really see what their concerns are, what their obsessions are, and what interests them.
- Kim Addonizio

3. Life is about balance. The good and the bad. The highs and the lows. The thing everyone should realize is that the key to happiness is being happy by yourself and for yourself. Happiness comes from within. You have the power to change your own mindset so that all the negative, horrible thoughts that try to invade your psyche are replaced with happy, positive, wonderful thoughts.
- Ellen DeGeneres, Seriously... I'm Kidding

2. psyche

noun. ['ˈsaɪki'] the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • ghost

Antonyms

  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail

Etymology

  • psyche (Latin)
  • ψυχή (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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