Definition of Psychoid

1. a regulating principle supposed to direct behaviour [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychoid

psychographic
psychographically
psychographics
psychographies
psychographist
psychographists
psychographs
psychography
psychoheresy
psychohistorian
psychohistorians
psychohistories
psychohistory
psychohydraulic
psychohydraulics
psychoid (current term)
psychoids
psychoimmunologic
psychoimmunological
psychoimmunology
psychojargon
psychokineses
psychokinesis
psychokinetic
psychokinetically
psycholinguist
psycholinguistic
psycholinguistically
psycholinguistics
psycholinguists

Literary usage of Psychoid

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1. The Science and Philosophy of the Organism: The Gifford Lectures Delivered by Hans Driesch (1908)
"If we restrict our analysis to such acting as ends in a distinctly visible result, say an object of art or of handicraft, we may say: the psychoid, ..."

2. The Science and Philosophy of the Organism: The Gifford Lectures Delivered by Hans Driesch (1908)
"THE " psychoid " This seems to be just the right place in our discussion to give a name ... I therefore propose the very neutral name of " psychoid" for the ..."

3. Instinct in Man: A Contribution to the Psychology of Education by James Drever (1921)
"Moreover he also affirms that, though the 'psychoid' may also be the ... the instinctive 'psychoid' characterized by the absence of 'experience2,' and the ..."

4. Instinct in Man: A Contribution to the Psychology of Education by James Drever (1917)
"Moreover he also affirms that, though the ' psychoid' may also be the ' basis ... the instinctive 'psychoid' characterized by the absence of 'experience2,' ..."

5. The New Realism: Coöperative Studies in Philosophy by Edwin Bissell Holt (1912)
"If this qualitative correspondence of relation is not assumed, then surely, the 'psychoid' and the vital process cannot be assumed (or inferred) to be ..."

6. The New Realism: Coöperative Studies in Philosophy by Edwin Bissell Holt, Walter Taylor Marvin, William Pepperell Montague, Ralph Barton Perry, Walter B. Pitkin, Edward Gleason Spaulding (1912)
"If this qualitative correspondence of relation is not assumed, then surely, the 'psychoid' and the vital process cannot be assumed (or inferred) to be ..."

7. Lectures on Science, Philosophy and Art, 1907-1908 by Columbia University (1908)
"To this supposed factor in the vital processes have been applied such terms as the "entelechy" (from Aristotle), or the "psychoid"; and some writers have ..."

8. The Idea of God in the Light of Recent Philosophy: The Gifford Lectures by Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison (1920)
"The ' psychoid or entelechy uses the conductive and specific faculties of the brain as a piano-player uses the piano' (ii. 97). Hence, although he refuses ..."

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