extrasensory perception


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extrasensory perception

n.
See ESP.

extrasensory perception

n
(Psychology) the supposed ability of certain individuals to obtain information about the environment without the use of normal sensory channels. Also called: cryptaesthesia Abbreviation: ESP See also clairvoyance1, telepathy

ESP

extrasensory perception: perception or communication outside of normal sensory capability, as in telepathy and clairvoyance.

esp.

especially.

extrasensory perception

(ESP) Ability to perceive beyond the normal range of the senses.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.extrasensory perception - apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the sensesextrasensory perception - apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
parapsychology, psychic phenomena, psychic phenomenon - phenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
foreknowledge, precognition - knowledge of an event before it occurs
Translations
mimosmyslové vnímání
extrasensorialité

extrasensory perception

[ˈɛkstrəˈsɛnsərɪ pəsɛpʃn] npercezione f extrasensoriale

ex·tra·sen·so·ry per·cep·tion

n. percepción extrasensorial, percepción o conocimiento de las acciones o pensamientos de otras personas adquirido sin participación sensorial.
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