LSD (acid), a drug that alters your mind and causes hallucinations, is an example of a drug that would be described as a psychedelic drug.
The Beatles are an example of a band that would be described as producing psychedelic music.
A brightly dyed t-shirt with swirls of different colors is an example of a shirt that would be described as psychedelic.
Psychedelic patterns; psychedelic music.
Origin of psychedelic
- psyche Greek dēloun to make visible (from dēlos clear, visible dyeu- in Indo-European roots) –ic
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ÏˆÏ…Ï‡Î® (psychÄ“, “mind, soul") + Î´á¿†Î»Î¿Ï‚ (dÄ“los, “manifest, visible") + English -ic