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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Profound disorganization of mind, personality, or behavior that results from an individual's inability to tolerate the demands of his social environment. (plural)

Usage examples (39)
  • Surgical treatment of certain psychoses), Turin, 1937.
  • In an endeavor to answer such questions wise books have been written detailing the "psychoses" of historic or religious leaders.
  • Now those psychoses are being translated into formulas.
  • We all have tendencies toward one or more types of psychoses. for more
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