Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
psychedelic

psych·e·del·ic

psychedelic

pronunciation:
saI k de lihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or producing heightened or distorted sensory perceptions, hallucinations, and sometimes extreme behavioral patterns.
psychedelic drugs
definition 2: characteristic of or similar to the images or sounds that are experienced in such a hallucinatory state.
psychedelic colors
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a drug or other agent that induces a psychedelic state.
derivation: psychedelically (adv.)