telepathy

noun te·lep·a·thy \ tə-ˈle-pə-thē \
|Updated on: 16 Jun 2018

Definition of telepathy

: communication from one mind to another by extrasensory means

telepathic

play \ˌte-lə-ˈpa-thik\ adjective

telepathically

play \ˌte-lə-ˈpa-thi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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First Known Use of telepathy

1882

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TELEPATHY Defined for English Language Learners

telepathy

Definition of telepathy for English Language Learners

  • : a way of communicating thoughts directly from one person's mind to another person's mind without using words or signals


TELEPATHY Defined for Kids

telepathy

noun te·lep·a·thy \ tə-ˈle-pə-thē \

Definition of telepathy for Students

: a way of communicating thoughts directly from one mind to another without speech or signs

Medical Dictionary

telepathy

noun te·lep·a·thy \ tə-ˈlep-ə-thē \

medical Definition of telepathy

plural telepathies
: apparent communication from one mind to another by extrasensory means

telepathic

play \ˌtel-ə-ˈpath-ik\ adjective

telepathically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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