psychological feature

/ˌˈsaɪkəˌˈlɑdʒəkəl ˌfitʃər/

Other forms: psychological features

Definitions of psychological feature
  1. noun
    a feature of the mental life of a living organism
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    cognition, knowledge, noesis
    the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
    motivation, motive, need
    the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior
    something that happens at a given place and time
    act, deed, human action, human activity
    something that people do or cause to happen
    group action
    action taken by a group of people
    brain, head, mind, nous, psyche
    that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    an abstract mental location
    general knowledge, public knowledge
    knowledge that is available to anyone
    the body of ideas that determine the knowledge that is intellectually certain at any particular time
    ability, power
    possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
    lack of ability (especially mental ability) to do something
    all of the words in a language; all word forms having meaning or grammatical function
    lexicon, mental lexicon, vocabulary
    a language user's knowledge of words
    knowledge of how something is usually done
    cognitive factor
    something immaterial (as a circumstance or influence) that contributes to producing a result
    a person or thing equal to another in value, measure, force, effect, significance, etc.
    cognitive operation, cognitive process, mental process, operation, process
    (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    process, unconscious process
    a mental process that you are not directly aware of
    knowledge gained by perceiving
    the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations
    cognitive content, content, mental object
    the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
    knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
    all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge
    attitude, mental attitude
    a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways
    an event that could have occurred but never did
    an anticipated event that turns out to be far less significant than was expected
    happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent
    an event that happens
    social event
    an event characteristic of persons forming groups
    a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
    (chemistry) the nonrandom movement of an atom or radical from one place to another within a molecule
    make-up, makeup
    an event that is substituted for a previously cancelled event
    a sudden event that imparts energy or excitement, usually with a dramatic impact
    a motive for living
    rational motive
    a motive that can be defended by reasoning or logical argument
    irrational motive
    a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic
    impulse, urge
    an instinctive motive
    ethical motive, ethics, morality, morals
    motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
    mental energy, psychic energy
    an actuating force or factor
    an event or situation that is absurd, empty, or insincere
    type of:
    abstract entity, abstraction
    a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
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