Complete Definition of "psychopath"

English

Etymology
:From G. psychopatisch, from Gr. ÏÏÏή psyche "soul" + ÏÎ¬Î¸Î¿Ï pathos "suffering".

Pronunciation
(US) IPA|/ËsaɪkoÊËpæθ/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A person with a personality disorder indicated by a pattern of lying, exploitiveness, heedlessness, arrogance, sexual promiscuity, low self-control, and lack of empathy and remorse. Such an individual may be especially prone to violent and criminal offenses.
  2. A person diagnosed with antisocial or dissocial personality disorder.
  3. A person who has no moral conscience.
  4. Popular A person who perpetrates especially gruesome or bizarre violent acts.

Synonyms
criminal, a person who is guilty of breaking the law
sociopath

Derived terms
psychopathy

Related terms
psycho
psychopathology
psychotic

Translations
trans-top|a person with a personality disorder
German: Psychopath m, Psychopatin f
Greek: ÏÏÏοÏÎ±Î¸Î®Ï (psikhopathis) m
trans-mid
Italian: psicopatico m, psicopatica f
Japanese: 人格é害
Romanian: psihopat m, psihopatÄ f
trans-bottom

trans-top|a person diagnosed with antisocial or dissocial personality disorder
German: Psychopath m, Psychopatin f
Greek: ÏÏÏοÏÎ±Î¸Î®Ï (psikhopathis) m
trans-mid
Italian: psicopatico m, psicopatica f
Japanese: 人格é害
Romanian: psihopat m, psihopatÄ f
trans-bottom

trans-top|a person who has no moral conscience
German: Psychopath m, Psychopatin f
Greek: ÏÏÏοÏÎ±Î¸Î®Ï (psikhopathis) m
trans-mid
Italian: psicopatico m, psicopatica f
Japanese: 人格é害
trans-bottom

trans-top|popular: a person who perpetrates especially gruesome or bizarre violent acts
German: Psychopath m, Psychopatin f
Greek: ÏÏÏοÏÎ±Î¸Î®Ï (psikhopathis) m
trans-mid
Italian: psicopatico m, psicopatica f
Japanese: 人格é害
trans-bottom

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ttbc|French: psychopathe m

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