Meaning of psychedelic
Pronunciation: (sī"ki-del'ik), [key]
- of or noting a mental state characterized by a profound sense of intensified sensory perception, sometimes accompanied by severe perceptual distortion and hallucinations and by extreme feelings of either euphoria or despair.
- of, pertaining to, or noting any of various drugs producing this state, as LSD, mescaline, or psilocybin.
- resembling, characteristic of, or reproducing images, sounds, or the like, experienced while in such a state: psychedelic painting.
- a psychedelic drug.
- a person who uses such a substance.
- psychedelic (Thesaurus)