psychoanalytic
also psychoanalytical adjective Date: 1906 of, relating to, or employing psychoanalysis or its principles and techniques • psychoanalytically adverb

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  • psychoanalytic — saɪkəʊænÉ™ lɪtɪk adj. of psychoanalysis, of Freud s method for treating mental illness through study of unconscious mental processes …   English contemporary dictionary

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