A person who spends time exploring the universe right inside their own head. Usually with drugs/yoga/meditation. This person is on a quest to discover the self, and usually can be considered "realists".
"Jimmy is studying for his psychonautics exam by dropping acid."
by i_always_lie December 19, 2014
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An explorer of one's own mind. A psychonaut often embarks on inner voyages with the aid of psychoactive substances, meditation, sensory deprivation, binaural beats, and other means. Most commonly, one who experiments with psychedelic substances, such as psilocybin, LSD, MDMA (ecstasy), peyote, or mescalin. The goal of the psychonaut is to learn about self and reality by transcending normal consciousness. Psychonauts are distinguished from purely recreational users of psychoactive substances in their desire to learn and grow from these experiences.
Rebecca considered herself to be a psychonaut, looking for new ways of understanding the world and herself each time she ate her homegrown magic mushrooms.
by Mark Twilight November 25, 2011
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A person who intelligently experiments with mind-altering chemicles, sometimes to the extent of taking exact measurements and keeping records of experiences.
"John is a complete psychonaut, last night he took 2c-i and now look at him melting away on who knows what with that notepad in his hand."
by Vega February 18, 2004
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A person who explores, experiences, and studies their subconscious and reality through the use of hallucinogenic drugs. Many psychonauts also believe that hallucinogenic drugs have mystical and spiritual powers.
The psychonaut chomped on the mushrooms and wondered about eternity and love.
by Mandisa October 18, 2007
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One who travels through the physical plane of existence into the spiritual plane of existence through the unadulterated use of Dimethyltryptamine, in order to explore and discover the truth behind life, human existence and the meaning there of, recording the events into precise documentation so as to expand the consciousness of the human mind.
Through the use of N,N-Dimethyltryptamine, Mr. Smith traveled to alternate planes of existence as a psychonaut, contacting intelligent life in order to be enlightened with the truth of his existence.
by Zr0w69 December 7, 2015
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One who explores human mind, often doing all kinds of wierd experiments and watching peoples' gestures, words, reactions very closely.
"He prepared all that just to see my reaction, damn that psychonaut!"
by Zmikavt October 16, 2006
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a person who takes all the loot and does muscle things and swims and takes pictures with no shirt of himself with no shirt on and so there.
That man is a psychonaut
by LightningGoat June 4, 2009
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