Definition of noogenic in English:

noogenic

(also noögenic)

adjective

  • 1In or with reference to the writings of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: relating to noogenesis. rare.

  • 2Psychology. Chiefly with reference to the terminology of V. E. Frankl: designating a form of mental illness or breakdown attributed to existential concerns or problems, especially a feeling of meaninglessness, arising from modern life.

Origin

1950s. From ancient Greek νόος nous + -genic.

Pronunciation

noogenic

/ˌnəʊə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪk/