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Psyche

psyche

1. A lovely maiden, daughter of a king and mistress of eros, or Cupid. She is regarded as the personification of the soul.

2. The soul; the vital principle; the mind.

3. [F. Psyche] A cheval glass.

Origin: L, fr. Gr. Psyche, fr. The soul. That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; his mind wandered; I couldn't get his words out of my head.


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