psychoanalyze etymology

English word psychoanalyze comes from English psycho-, English analyze

Detailed word origin of psychoanalyze

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
psycho- English (eng) Forms terms relating to the soul, the mind, or to psychology.
analyze English (eng) (transitive) To examine in such a manner as to ascertain the elements or nature of the thing examined; as, to analyze a fossil substance, to analyze a sentence or a word, or to analyze an action to ascertain its morality.. (transitive) To resolve (anything complex) into its elements.. (transitive) To separate into the constituent parts, for the purpose of an examination of each separately.. [...]
psychoanalyze English (eng) (ambitransitive) To practice psychoanalysis (on).

Words with the same origin as psychoanalyze

Descendants of psycho-
psychoactive psychoanalyst psychoanalytic psychobabble psychobiotic psychocutaneous psychodrama psychogalvanometry psychogenic psychogeography psychokinesis psychokinetic psychometry psychon psychonic psychopath psychosemantic psychosexual psychosis psychosomatic psychosynthetic psychotherapy psychothriller psychotypological
Descendants of analyze
analyzable analyzation reanalysis