dynamogenic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dynamogeny.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /daɪnəmə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/

Adjective[edit]

dynamogenic (comparative more dynamogenic, superlative most dynamogenic)

  1. (psychology) Characterised by dynamogeny; producing much nervous activity.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 147:
      the higher wishes lack just that last acuteness, that touch of explosive intensity, of dynamogenic quality (to use the slang of the psychologists), that enables them to burst their shell.