Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Alienist"

  • Similar words to "Alienist" and their differences

    1. Similar words
    2. *Analyst* An analyst is very general - it could be someone who deals with your personal problems or it could be someone who analyzes business, politics, etc. A psychiatrist specifically deals with people's personal problems and (I am not sure about this) is a Medical Doctor, whereas an analyst probably isn't.

    1. Similar words
    2. Alienists were the kind of psychiatrists that evaluated the mental states of accused criminals. They studied criminals to see if they were able to be put on trial, or if they needed to be sent to a mental hospital instead of prison. This term is out of date now; this kind of doctor is now known as a forensic psychologist.

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

Words similar to Alienist

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.