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psychopathy

sahy ko puh thee

  • n  any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention

  • In the popular mind, psychopathy is an impossibly broad term that more or less means crazy.
  • They write: "The abnormal need for stimulation that impels a child toward hyperactivity may later express itself in a tendency toward psychopathy and its consequences, such as .
  • Echoing the sly psychopathy and scary singsong voice of Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Ledger!), Ledger carries in him the deranged threat of a punk star like .

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