Psychic Blow

An event that threatens acceptable life which may lead to suicide
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But the big psychic blow was a spate of layoffs in new media.
National Grid's plan to consolidate operations in Waltham understandably was a psychic blow to folks in Westboro: The British utility has been a fixture on Route 9 for decades.