Translation of psychologize in Spanish:


psicologizar, v.

Pronunciation /saɪˈkɑləˌdʒaɪz//sʌɪˈkɒlədʒʌɪz/

transitive verb

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    analizar psicológicamente
    hacer un análisis psicológico de
    • Capote brings out many salient facts about the killers' lives, but contents himself largely with psychologizing about Smith's condition.
    • Goldstein's earlier novels psychologized time, foregrounding the present and explaining it by the past.
    • At its fiercest moments of theatricalization, the maternal is not a mere foil for psychologizing or romanticizing childhood.
    • Too frequently, Stevenson's doubled scenes, his disjunctive narratives, even his fascination with and sophisticated representations of cultural difference have been merely psychologized.
    • Again, Bresson never psychologizes, never over-explains, never tells us in words what can be conveyed on a person's face.

intransitive verb

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    • In it, Bonfil blasted conventional applied anthropologists for psychologizing poverty and blaming its victims, for recommending insignificant solutions to structural problems, and for pathologizing revolutionary change.
    • How do dreams appear to people who, lacking the explanatory and theoretical machinery of modern psychology and neuroscience, cannot psychologize them?