psychic force

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psy·chic en·er·gy

in psychoanalysis, a hypothetic mental force, analogous to the physical concept of energy, which enables and vitalizes a person's psychological activity.
See also: libido.
Synonym(s): psychic force

psychic force

Force generated apart from physical energy.
See also: force

psychic force,

n in psychoanalysis, the libidinous energy of the id. This is regarded as the primary motivating force in the human personality. Also called
psychic energy.