Definition of psychoanalyze in English:


Translate psychoanalyze into Spanish

transitive verb

(British psychoanalyse)
[with object]
  • Examine or treat (a person or their behavior) using psychoanalysis.

    ‘don't try to psychoanalyze her, just listen to her’
    • ‘I'm not here to psychoanalyze the president.’
    • ‘You can come off as inappropriate or too intense when you try to psychoanalyze people, whether it be friends or strangers.’
    • ‘When you set out to write something, you don't psychoanalyse yourself first.’
    • ‘He gets psychoanalyzed after accidentally injuring another recruit.’
    • ‘They say it is unethical to psychoanalyse public figures from afar.’
    • ‘Lie down on my couch, and I will psychoanalyze you.’
    • ‘I thought it might be a good discipline to try to see things from the students' perspective—to not just condemn or psychoanalyze them but to try to understand where they are coming from.’
    • ‘She seemed to be in the mood to psychoanalyze her former rival.’
    • ‘Many of the commentators felt the need to psychoanalyze the participants.’
    • ‘It's a fool's errand to try to psychoanalyse someone based on an hour in their company.’



/ˌsīkōˈanəˌlīz/ /ˌsaɪkoʊˈænəˌlaɪz/