HyperDic: psyche

English > 3 senses of the word psyche / Psyche:
NOUNcognitionpsyche, mind, head, brain, nousthat which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings
person psyche, soulthe immaterial part of a person
person Psyche(Greek mythology) a beautiful princess loved by Cupid who visited her at night and told her she must not try to see him
psyche / Psyche > pronunciation
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English > psyche: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThat which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.
Synonymsmind, head, brain, nous
Narrowerego(psychoanalysis) the conscious mind
noddleAn informal British expression for head / head or mind / mind
subconscious mind, subconsciouspsychic activity just below the level of awareness
tabula rasaA young mind not yet affected by experience (according to John Locke)
unconscious mind, unconsciousThat part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
Broadercognition, knowledge, noesisThe psychological result of perception / perception and learning and reasoning
Spanishcabeza, cerebro, mente, nous, psique
Catalancap, cervell, ment, nous, psique
Adjectivespsychic, psychicalaffecting or influenced by the human mind
English > psyche: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life.
Synonymsoul
NarrowerghostThe visible disembodied soul of a dead person
BroaderspiritThe vital principle or animating force within living things
Spanishalma, psique
Catalanànima, psique
Adjectivespsychicalaffecting or influenced by the human mind
English > Psyche: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(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.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Instance ofmythical beingAn imaginary being of myth or fable
SpanishPsique, Psyche
CatalanPsique, Psyche

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