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psychic

  

      adj  
1   
a    outside the possibilities defined by natural laws, as mental telepathy  
b    (of a person) sensitive to forces not recognized by natural laws  
2    mental as opposed to physical; psychogenic  
3      (Bridge)   (of a bid) based on less strength than would normally be required to make the bid  
      n  
4    a person who is sensitive to parapsychological forces or influences  
     (C19: from Greek psukhikos of the soul or life)  
  psychical      adj  
  psychically      adv  


psychic determinism  
      n     (Psychol)   the assumption, made esp. by Freud, that mental processes do not occur by chance but that a cause can always be found for them  
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psychic

  
1    clairvoyant, extrasensory, mystic, occult, preternatural, supernatural, telekinetic, telepathic  
2    mental, psychogenic, psychological, spiritual  

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