psychological etymology

English word psychological comes from English -ical, English psychology

Detailed word origin of psychological

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ical English (eng) Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning "of or pertaining to"; adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
psychology English (eng) (countable) The mental, emotional, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to a specified person, group, or activity.. (uncountable) The study of animal behavior.. (uncountable) The study of human behavior.. (uncountable) The study of the human mind.
psychological English (eng) Of or pertaining to psychology.. Without an objective, or reasonably logical foundation.

Words with the same origin as psychological

Descendants of -ical
archaeological biblical biological geological mythical neurological pathological philosophical technological zoo
Descendants of psychology