psychokinesis

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noun psy·cho·ki·ne·sis \ˌsī-kō-kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī-\

Definition of psychokinesis

  1. :  movement of physical objects by the mind without use of physical means — compare precognition, telekinesis

psychokinetic

play \-ˈne-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of psychokinesis

New Latin


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psychokinesis

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noun psy·cho·ki·ne·sis \-kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī-\

Medical Definition of psychokinesis

plural

psychokineses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  movement of physical objects by the mind without use of physical means—called also PK; compare precognition, telekinesis

psychokinetic

\-ˈnet-ik\play adjective

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