/suy'keuh loj"i keuhl/, adj.
1. of or pertaining to psychology.
2. pertaining to the mind or to mental phenomena as the subject matter of psychology.
3. of, pertaining to, dealing with, or affecting the mind, esp. as a function of awareness, feeling, or motivation: psychological play; psychological effect.
Also, psychologic.
[1785-95; PSYCHOLOG(Y) + -ICAL]

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