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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.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.psychical - 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.psychical - outside the sphere of physical science; "psychic phenomena"
paranormal - not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"


Relating to or performed by the mind:
References in classic literature ?
Who could say where the fleshly impulse ceased, or the psychical impulse began?
Why then should we worry about its detachment from our psychical selves?
Apparently the Society for Psychical Research is not first in the field of curiosity concerning the Unknown.
The matter is more in the line of psychical research than medical.
It simply means that in the attack on my brain the higher psychical centres are untouched.
In this first lecture I shall be concerned to refute a theory which is widely held, and which I formerly held myself: the theory that the essence of everything mental is a certain quite peculiar something called "consciousness," conceived either as a relation to objects, or as a pervading quality of psychical phenomena.
Every psychical phenomenon is characterized by what the scholastics of the Middle Ages called the intentional (also the mental) inexistence of an object, and what we, although with not quite unambiguous expressions, would call relation to a content, direction towards an object (which is not here to be understood as a reality), or immanent objectivity.
This intentional inexistence is exclusively peculiar to psychical phenomena.
It seems all the training and pressure, fear of failure, is detrimental to their future, their growing and psychical development is under pressure and some are carrying injuries and many are out of the game for long periods.
To urge Egyptian women to protect their psychical, psychological rights and overcome their fears, life difficulties, writer Hadeer Magdy chose to dedicate her literary works to discuss the sufferings and problems of women.
The case attracted the interest of the country's leading psychical researchers of the time, but the mystery was never solved.