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psychedelias

psychedelias is a plural form of psychedelia

psychedelia

Definition:

the subculture of users of psychedelic drugs

Class:

group noun (groupings of people and objects)

Related to:

psychedelic

Plural:

psychedelias

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

New Latin, from English psychedelic
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

psychedelia [functioning as singular or plural]

psychedelic objects, dress, music, etc (5 of 314 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/psychedelia

Merriam-Webster:

psychedelia

the world of people, phenomena, or items associated with psychedelic drugs | psychedelic music (13 of 53 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/psychedelia

Oxford Dictionary:

psychedelia

music, culture, or art based on the experiences produced by psychedelic drugs (12 of 52 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/psychedelia

Macmillan British Dictionary:

psychedelia [uncountable]

music, art, or writing that is based on the experiences that people have when they are taking psychedelic drugs (19 of 43 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/psychedelia

Random House Dictionary:

psychedelia

the realm or artifacts of psychedelic drugs, art, writings, or the like. (12 of 18 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/psychedelia

New World Dictionary:

psychedelia [United States, popularly]

psychedelic drugs or anything associated with their use (8 of 14 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/psychedelia

Wiktionary:

psychedelia

The subculture associated with those who take psychedelic drugs (9 of 10 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/psychedelia

American Heritage Dictionary:

psychedelia

The subculture associated with psychedelic drugs. (6 of 7 words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/psychedelia

Wikipedia:

Subculture | co-culture

In sociology, anthropology, and cultural studies, a subculture is a group of people within a culture that differentiates themselves from the larger culture to which they belong. The term subculture has become deprecated among some researchers, who... (37 of 2217 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Subculture

Subculture (disambiguation)

may refer to: Subculture (sociology): a group of people with a culture which differentiates them from the larger culture to which they belong. | Subculture (biology): a new cell or microbiological culture made by transferring some or all cells from a ... (40 of 100 words, 4 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Subculture (disambiguation)

Cambridge Dictionary:

subculture

the way of life, customs and ideas of a particular group of people within a society, which are different from the rest of that society (25 of 33 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/subculture

Encarta Dictionary:

psychedelia

the subculture of artifacts, phenomena, writings, or art associated with psychedelic drugs (12 of 29 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861736164​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Merriam-Webster:

psychedelia

First use: 1967

Origin: New Latin, from English psychedelic

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/psychedelia

Oxford Dictionary:

psychedelia

First use: 1960s

Origin: back-formation from "psychedelic"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/psychedelia

psychedelic

First use: 1950s

Origin: formed irregularly from "psyche1" + Greek dēlos "clear, manifest" + "-ic"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/psychedelic

New World Dictionary:

psychedelia [United States, popularly]

Origin: "psychedelic" + "-ia"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/psychedelia

psychedelic [United States]

Origin: "psyche" + Greek dēloun, to make manifest

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/psychedelic

-ia

Origin: for 1, 2, 7 (& sometimes 4), Latin -ia and Greek -ia from -i-, thematic vowel + -a, noun suffix of 1st declension; for 3, ... (25 of 52 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/ia-suffix

Encarta Dictionary:

psychedelia

First use: Mid-20th century

Origin: Back-formation from psychedelic

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861736164​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

psychedelia [functioning as singular or plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "psychedelia"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/psychedelia

Macmillan British Dictionary:

psychedelia [uncountable]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "psychedelia"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/psychedelia

Macmillan American Dictionary:

psychedelia [uncountable]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "psychedelia"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/psychedelia

the Free Dictionary:

psychedelia

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "psychedelia"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "psychedelia"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "psychedelia" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/psychedelia

Google Dictionary:

psychedelia

Audio: English pronunciation of "psychedelia"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=psychedelia

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

psychedelia

Audio: North American pronunciation of "psychedelia"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=psyche​02 word=psychedelia

YourDictionary Audio:

psychedelia

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "psychedelia"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/psychedelia

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