Psychedelic

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English

Adjective

Psychedelic (comparative more Psychedelic, superlative most Psychedelic)

  1. Of, containing or generating hallucinations, distortions of perception, altered awareness etc

Noun

Psychedelic (plural Psychedelics)
  1. Any psychoactive substance (such as LSD or psilocybin) which, when consumed, causes perceptual changes (sometimes erratic and uncontrollable), visual hallucination, and altered awareness of the body and mind.

Interjection

psychedelic!

  1. (hippie slang) awesome, cool, groovy

Thesaurus

DET, DMT, LSD, Mary Jane, STP, THC, acid, antidepressant, ataractic, consciousness-expanding, diethyltryptamine, dimethyltryptamine, gage, ganja, grass, hallucinational, hallucinative, hallucinatory, hallucinogen, hallucinogenic, hash, hashish, hay, hemp, joint, kava, marijuana, mescal, mescal bean, mescal button, mescaline, mind-altering drug, mind-blowing, mind-blowing drug, mind-expanding, mind-expanding drug, morning glory seeds, peyote, pot, psilocin, psilocybin, psychic energizer, psychoactive drug, psychochemical, psychotomimetic, reefer, roach, stick, tea, tranquilizer, weed

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ψυχή (psychê, mind, soul) + δῆλος (dêlos, manifest, visible) + -ic

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈsaɪ.kəˌdɛl.ɪk/, /ˈsaɪ.kɪˌdɛl.ɪk/; SAMPA: /"saI.k@%dEl.Ik/, /"saI.KI%dEl.Ik/ (UK)
  • enPR: sī'kĭ-děl'ĭk (US)

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