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- (General American) enPR: sī-kŏlʹə-jē, IPA(key): /saɪˈkɑlədʒi/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /saɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/
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- Rhymes: -ɒlədʒi
- Hyphenation: psy‧chol‧o‧gy
- (uncountable) The study of the human mind.
- (uncountable) The study of human behavior.
- (uncountable) The study of animal behavior.
- (countable) The mental, emotional, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to a specified person, group, or activity.
- 1970, Mary M. Luke, A Crown for Elizabeth, page 8:
- For generations, historians have conjectured everything from a warped psychology to a deformed body as accounting for Elizabeth's preferred spinsterhood...
- 1969, Victor Alba, The Latin Americans, page 42:
- In the United States, the psychology of a laborer, a farmer, a businessman does not differ in any important respect.
- abnormal psychology
- behavioral psychology
- behavioural psychology
- biological psychology
- clinical psychology
- cognitive psychology
- criminal psychology
- crowd psychology
- depth psychology
- differential psychology
- evolutionary psychology
- reverse psychology
- social psychology
study of the human mind
the study of the human behavior
the study of animal behavior
the mental characteristics of a particular individual
- The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.
Translations to be checked
- “psychology” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- “psychology” in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- ^ Darko Zubrinic, Zagreb (1995) Croatian Humanists, Ecumenists, Latinists, and Encyclopaedists. croatianhistory.net
- ^ “psihologija”, in Hrvatski jezični portal (in Croatian), accessed 3 June 2013
- ^ Vidal, Fernando (2011) The Sciences of the Soul: The Early Modern Origins of Psychology, University of Chicago Press, page 25