psychotic

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Derived in English from psychosis +‎ -otic; compare French psychotique, German psychotisch. Attested from the late 19th century. Compare earlier neurotic.

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psychotic (comparative more psychotic, superlative most psychotic)

  1. Of, related to, or suffering from psychosis.
    • 2014, Ian McEwan, The Children Act, Penguin Random House (2018), page 152:
      She suffered psychotic episodes during which she believed herself to be spied upon by light bulbs.

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psychotic (plural psychotics)

  1. A person affected by psychosis.

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