[sahy-koh-noo-rot-ik, -nyoo-] /ˌsaɪ koʊ nʊˈrɒt ɪk, -nyʊ-/
noun 1. a person with a psychopathic personality, which manifests as amoral and antisocial behavior, lack of ability to love or establish meaningful personal relationships, extreme egocentricity, failure to learn from experience, etc. noun 1. a person afflicted with a personality disorder characterized by a tendency to commit antisocial and sometimes violent acts and a […]
[sahy-kuh-path-ik] /ˌsaɪ kəˈpæθ ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or affected with psychopathy. psychopathic psy·cho·path·ic (sī’kə-pāth’ĭk) adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by psychopathy. Relating to or affected with an antisocial personality disorder that is usually characterized by aggressive, perverted, criminal, or amoral behavior.
- Psychopathic disorder
noun 1. (law) (in England, according to the Mental Health Act 1983) a persistent disorder or disability of mind which results in abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct on the part of the person concerned See also mental disorder
- Psychopathic personality
noun 1. (psychiatry) an antisocial personality characterized by the failure to develop any sense of moral responsibility and the capability of performing violent or antisocial acts
[sahy-koh-puh-thol-uh-jee] /ˌsaɪ koʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the science or study of mental disorders. 2. the conditions and processes of a mental disorder. 3. a pathological deviation from normal or efficient behavior; psychosis. psychopathology /ˌsaɪkəʊpəˈθɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the scientific study of mental disorders psychopathology psy·cho·pa·thol·o·gy (sī’kō-pə-thŏl’ə-jē, -pā-) n. The study of the origin, development, […]