mediumship

noun
me·​di·​um·​ship | \ ˈmē-dē-əm-ˌship How to pronounce mediumship (audio) \

Definition of mediumship

: the capacity, function, or profession of a spiritualistic medium

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The course load is usually a couple of mediumship classes weekly for several years. Los Angeles Times, "At this Florida camp, believers can ask for healing or a chat with the dead," 2 Sep. 2019 Psychic protection is extremely important for EVERYONE—especially those who practice magic, astrology, tarot, and mediumship. Lisa Stardust, Teen Vogue, "How to Use Magic to Banish Energy Vampires," 28 May 2019 Frees also will work with audience members by sharing her psychic and mediumship gifts. Randall G. Mielke, Aurora Beacon-News, "'American Psychic' helps connect people with departed loved ones," 5 July 2018 The main focus of his new religion focused on mediumship, and the ability to experience unconscious hallucinations and attain clairvoyance. Sarah Betancourt, Longreads, "The Religion No One Talks About: My Search For Answers in an Old Caribbean Faith," 30 Mar. 2018 Shamanism, and varieties of mediumship, were deeply established in Tohoku, and many of the bereaved were turning to those who practiced them. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "The Ghosts of the Tsunami," 25 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of mediumship

1852, in the meaning defined above

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