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psychic

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adjective psy·chic \ˈsī-kik\

Definition of psychic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the psyche :  psychogenic

  2. 2 :  lying outside the sphere of physical science or knowledge :  immaterial, moral, or spiritual in origin or force

  3. 3 :  sensitive to nonphysical or supernatural forces and influences :  marked by extraordinary or mysterious sensitivity, perception, or understanding

psychically

play \-ki-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of psychic in a sentence

  1. She claims to be psychic.

Variants of psychic

less commonly

psychical

play \-ki-kəl\

Origin and Etymology of psychic

Greek psychikos of the soul, from psychē soul


First Known Use: 1642


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psychic

noun psy·chic

Definition of psychic

  1. 1 a :  a person apparently sensitive to nonphysical forces b :  medium 2d

  2. 2 :  psychic phenomena

Examples of psychic in a sentence

  1. She claims to be a psychic.

  2. <a TV psychic who managed to convince at least some people that their deceased loved ones were using him to relay messages>

1871

First Known Use of psychic

1871


PSYCHIC Defined for English Language Learners


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psychic

noun psy·chic

Definition of psychic for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has strange mental powers and abilities (such as the ability to predict the future, to know what other people are thinking, or to receive messages from dead people) : a person who has psychic powers


Medical Dictionary

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psychic

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adjective psy·chic \ˈsī-kik\

Medical Definition of psychic

  1. 1:  of or relating to the psyche :  psychogenic

  2. 2:  sensitive to nonphysical or supernatural forces and influences

psychically

\-ki-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

Variants of psychic

also

psychical

\-ki-kəl\play

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psychic

noun psy·chic

Medical Definition of psychic

  1. :  a person apparently sensitive to nonphysical forces



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