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 History of this Word

"psycho" is from "psych" (soul or mind) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"psycho-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "mind" or "mental" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

psycho- illustration To perform well, precise psychomotor skills are often essential.
psycho- illustration View mind-blowing pictures of outer space, psychedelic worlds and beautiful landscapes.