psychotactical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

psycho- +‎ tactical

Adjective[edit]

psychotactical (comparative more psychotactical, superlative most psychotactical)

  1. (rare) Of or relating to psychological tactics.
    • 1981, John S. Jackson, R. William De Vore, Proceedings: 1981 Carnahan Conference on Crime Countermeasures, ... (page 177)
      This nation is experiencing an alarming rise in this crime category which has prompted psychotactical negotiation techniques which requires a communication base between police and perpetrators.
    • 1988, Rupert Wilkinson, The Pursuit of American Character (page 74)
      They provide a market for the kind of psychotactical manual that tells women how to stand up, inwardly as well as outwardly, to the men they live and work with.