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psy·cho·ki·ne·sis

 (sī′kō-kə-nē′sĭs, -kī-)
n. pl. psy·cho·ki·ne·ses (-sēz) Abbr. PK
The production or control of motion, especially in inanimate and remote objects, purportedly by the exercise of psychic powers.

psy′cho·ki·net′ic (-kə-nĕt′ĭk, -kī-) adj.
psy′cho·ki·net′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.psychokinetic - moving an object without apparent use of physical means
paranormal - not in accordance with scientific laws; "what seemed to be paranormal manifestations"
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Translations

psychokinetic

[ˌsaɪkəʊkɪˈnetɪk] ADJpsicoquinético
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