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psy·chic

 (sī′kĭk)
n.
1. A person apparently responsive to psychic forces.
2. See medium.
adj. also psy·chi·cal (-kĭ-kəl)
1. Of, relating to, affecting, or influenced by the human mind or psyche; mental: psychic trauma; psychic energy.
2.
a. Capable of extraordinary mental processes, such as extrasensory perception and mental telepathy.
b. Of or relating to such mental processes.

[From Greek psūkhikos, of the soul, from psūkhē, soul; see bhes- in Indo-European roots.]

psy′chi·cal·ly adv.

psychic

(ˈsaɪkɪk)
adj
1. (Psychology)
a. outside the possibilities defined by natural laws, as mental telepathy
b. (of a person) sensitive to forces not recognized by natural laws
2. (Alternative Belief Systems)
a. outside the possibilities defined by natural laws, as mental telepathy
b. (of a person) sensitive to forces not recognized by natural laws
3. (Psychology) mental as opposed to physical; psychogenic
4. (Bridge) bridge (of a bid) based on less strength than would normally be required to make the bid
n
5. (Psychology) a person who is sensitive to parapsychological forces or influences
6. (Alternative Belief Systems) a person who is sensitive to parapsychological forces or influences
[C19: from Greek psukhikos of the soul or life]
ˈpsychical adj
ˈpsychically adv

psy•chic

(ˈsaɪ kɪk)

adj. Also, psy′chi•cal.
1. of or pertaining to the human soul or mind; mental (opposed to physical).
2. Psychol. pertaining to or noting mental phenomena.
3. outside of natural or scientific knowledge; spiritual.
4. of or pertaining to some apparently nonphysical force or agency.
5. sensitive to influences or forces of a nonphysical or supernatural nature.
n.
6. a person who is sensitive to psychic influences or forces; medium.
[1855–60; < Greek psȳchikós of the soul. See psyche, -ic]
psy′chi•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.psychic - a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perceptionpsychic - a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
clairvoyant - someone who has the power of clairvoyance
sensitive, spiritualist, medium - someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; "he consulted several mediums"
occultist - a believer in occultism; someone versed in the occult arts
spirit rapper - someone who claims to receive messages from the dead in the form of raps on a table
Adj.1.psychic - affecting or influenced by the human mind; "psychic energy"; "psychic trauma"
mental - involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"
2.psychic - outside the sphere of physical science; "psychic phenomena"
paranormal - not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"

psychic

adjective
1. supernatural, mystic, occult, clairvoyant, telepathic, extrasensory, preternatural, telekinetic Trevor helped police by using his psychic powers.
2. mystical, spiritual, magical, other-worldly, paranormal, preternatural He declared his total disbelief in psychic phenomena.
3. psychological, emotional, mental, spiritual, inner, psychiatric, cognitive, psychogenic Childhood mistreatment is the primary cause of every kind of psychic disorder.
noun clairvoyant, prophet, seer, fortune teller, spiritualist, soothsayer a natural psychic who used Tarot as a focus for his intuition

psychic

adjective
Relating to or performed by the mind:
Translations
نَفْساني، نَفْسي
okkultpszichikai

psychic

[ˈsaɪkɪk]
A. ADJ (also psychical)
1. (= supernatural) → psíquico
2. (= telepathic) → telepático
you must be psychic!¿cómo lo adivinaste?
I'm not psychic!¡no soy adivino!
3. (Psych) → psíquico
B. N (= person) → vidente mf

psychic

[ˈsaɪkɪk]
adj
[energy, powers] → psychique
to be psychic [person] → avoir un don de prophétie, avoir un don de divination
I'm not psychic! >
BUT Je ne suis pas devin!.
nmédiummfvoyant(e) m/f

psychic

adj
übersinnlich; powersübernatürlich; psychic researchParapsychologie f; she is psychicsie besitzt übernatürliche Kräfte or übersinnliche Wahrnehmung; you must be psychic!Sie müssen hellsehen können!
(Psych: = mental) → psychisch; psychic healerGeistheiler(in) m(f)

psychic

[ˈsaɪkɪk] adj
a. (supernatural) → metapsichico/a, paranormale; (telepathic) → che ha dei poteri telepatici
you must be psychic! (fam) → devi essere un indovino!
b. (Psych) → psichico/a, della psiche

psychic(al)

(ˈsaikik(əl)) adjective
concerned with the mind, especially with supernatural influences and forces that act on the mind and senses.

psy·chic

a. psíquico-a, rel. a la mente o psique.

psychic

adj psíquico or síquico
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