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Definition of "psychiatrist" [psychiatrist]

  • A physician who specializes in psychiatry. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "psychiatrist" in a sentence
  • "He almost immediately struck gold, with a project he started in 1997 with Klaus-Peter Lesch, a psychiatrist from the University of Würzburg."
  • "A psychiatrist is under the impression that he is being followed by a patient; the feeling of being pursued increases day by day."
  • "Next, ask yourself if seeing a psychiatrist is necessary, or if a licensed mental health professional is a good alternative."
  • "Close, but no, poor bunnies, a follower of William Reich, an around the bend psychiatrist from the last century."
  • "WASHINGTON – Just when liberals thought it was safe to start identifying themselves as such, an acclaimed, veteran psychiatrist is making the case that the ideology motivating them is actually a mental disorder."