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psychic

A psychic reads minds and predicts the future. If you were a psychic, you wouldn't have bothered reading this because you would have known what I was going to say.

Psychic can also describe something that has to do with your mind more than your body. You weren't physically harmed when your favorite team lost the championship game, but the psychic pain was considerable. Psychic comes from a Greek word meaning “breath” and “soul”: psychic matters are often felt but not seen.

Definitions of psychic
  1. noun
    a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
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    types:
    clairvoyant
    someone who has the power of clairvoyance
    medium, sensitive, spiritualist
    someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    spirit rapper
    someone who claims to receive messages from the dead in the form of raps on a table
    type of:
    occultist
    a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
  2. adjective
    affecting or influenced by the human mind
    psychic energy”
    psychic trauma”
    synonyms: psychical
    mental
    involving the mind or an intellectual process
  3. adjective
    outside the sphere of physical science
    psychic phenomena”
    synonyms: psychical
    paranormal
    not in accordance with scientific laws
  4. adjective
    perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses
    synonyms: clairvoyant
    extrasensory, paranormal
    seemingly outside normal sensory channels
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