telepathy

noun
te·​lep·​a·​thy | \ tə-ˈle-pə-thē How to pronounce telepathy (audio) \

Definition of telepathy

: communication from one mind to another by extrasensory means

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Other Words from telepathy

telepathic \ ˌte-​lə-​ˈpa-​thik How to pronounce telepathy (audio) \ adjective
telepathically \ ˌte-​lə-​ˈpa-​thi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce telepathy (audio) \ adverb

Examples of telepathy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sterling and Blair’s world — and the logic of their kitschy twin telepathy — is thrown into total chaos. Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, "All Of Your Teenage Bounty Hunters Finale Questions, Answered," 14 Aug. 2020 Psychic powers, including telekinesis and telepathy. Dragon King (1981): Real name unknown. cleveland, "Welcome back, Justice Society: Captain Comics," 29 May 2020 Now confined to a mental hospital, the spectral Mabuse (again Klein-Rogge) uses mental telepathy and a form of radio to incite a crime wave. J. Hoberman, New York Times, "An Evil Doctor Who Casts a Spell on Subjects and Viewers Alike," 6 May 2020 As a result, some of the first clear influences seen in Superman come from such stories', which often featured characters who possessed incredible abilities such as superhuman strength, telepathy, and clairvoyance. Theo Karasavvas, Ars Technica, "How modern tech has powered our favorite superheroes through the years," 4 Jan. 2020 Well, Masa has even presented on telepathy (which seemed to me an eerie coincidence to the Harbinger character Harada). Jason Kothari, Quartz India, "Merely observing Masayoshi Son during meetings is a lesson in decision making," 13 Mar. 2020 Her books are often known to feature mysteries involving children or telepathy. Maureen Lee Lenker, EW.com, "Legendary suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark dies at 92," 1 Feb. 2020 And some of it is speculation: the particular blend of body-language analysis, clothing-choice analysis, telepathy and tea-leaves reading that go into so many discussions about Melania Trump. Washington Post, "Is Melania Trump sending coded messages, or are we just talking to ourselves?," 5 Dec. 2019 Super sight, super muscles, super hearing, and telepathy could have profound implications on the broader society, implications that could slow down or speed up the military’s adoption. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "The U.S. Army Expects to Field Cyborg Soldiers by 2050," 26 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of telepathy

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of telepathy was in 1882

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“Telepathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telepathy. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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telepathy

noun
How to pronounce telepathy (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of telepathy

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

telepathy

noun
te·​lep·​a·​thy | \ tə-ˈle-pə-thē How to pronounce telepathy (audio) \

Kids Definition of telepathy

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

telepathy

noun
te·​lep·​a·​thy | \ tə-ˈlep-ə-thē How to pronounce telepathy (audio) \
plural telepathies

Medical Definition of telepathy

: apparent communication from one mind to another by extrasensory means

Other Words from telepathy

telepathic \ ˌtel-​ə-​ˈpath-​ik How to pronounce telepathy (audio) \ adjective
telepathically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce telepathy (audio) \ adverb

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