Definition of phrenopathy in US English:

phrenopathy

noun

  • 1Mental illness; an instance of this. Now rare.

  • 2Cure of the mind (rare); (especially in the terminology of W. F. Evans) cure of the body by the power of the healer's mind (in association with that of the patient). Compare mind cure. Now historical.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From phreno- + -pathy.

Pronunciation

phrenopathy

/frɪˈnɒpəθi/