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Noun: psyche  sIk
  1. That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    "his psyche wandered";
    - mind, head, brain, nous
     
  2. The immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    - soul
Verb: psyche  sIk
  1. Mentally prepare
    - psych
     
  2. Become scared or over stressed
    "I psyched out";
    - psych, psych out
Noun: Psyche  sI-kee
  1. (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

Derived forms: psyches

Type of: cognition, knowledge, mythical being, noesis, spirit

Encyclopedia: Psyche