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From psycho- +‎ -pathy.

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psychopathy (countable and uncountable, plural psychopathies)

  1. A personality disorder characterized by impaired empathy and remorse, and bold, disinhibited, and egocentric traits masked by superficial charm and the outward presence of apparent normality. Violent and criminal offenses may be indicative of this disorder.
  2. (obsolete) A mental illness; insanity.

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