Associations to the word «Psyche»


PSYCHE, noun. The human soul, mind, or spirit.
PSYCHE, noun. (chiefly psychology) The human mind as the central force in thought, emotion, and behavior of an individual.
PSYCHE, abbreviation. Psychology
PSYCHE, interjection. Used abruptly after a sentence to indicate that the speaker is only joking.
PSYCHE, verb. (transitive) To put (someone) into a required psychological frame of mind.
PSYCHE, verb. (transitive) To intimidate (someone) emotionally using psychology.
PSYCHE, verb. (transitive) (informal) To treat (someone) using psychoanalysis.
PSYCHE, proper noun. (Greek mythology) (Roman mythology) The personification of the soul. Originally a mortal princess who later married Eros/Cupid, (the god of love), was deified, and bore him a daughter, Hedone/Voluptas.
PSYCHE, proper noun. Short for 16 Psyche, a main belt asteroid
PSYCHE, proper noun. Psychidae, or bagworms, a family of Lepidoptera
PSYCHE KNOT, noun. A Grecian knot.
PSYCHE KNOTS, noun. Plural of Psyche knot

Dictionary definition

PSYCHE, noun. That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; "his mind wandered"; "I couldn't get his words out of my head".
PSYCHE, noun. The immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life.
PSYCHE, noun. (Greek mythology) a beautiful princess loved by Cupid who visited her at night and told her she must not try to see him; became the personification of the soul.

Wise words

Watch your thoughts, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Watch your character, it becomes your destiny.