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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpsychicpsy‧chic1 /ˈsaɪkɪk/ adjective [no comparative]  1 (also psychical /ˈsaɪkɪkəl/)ROMP relating to the power of the human mind to do strange or surprising things that cannot be explained by reason a spiritual healer with psychic powers a documentary on psychic phenomena2 ROMPsomeone who is psychic has the ability to know what other people are thinking or what will happen in the futureclairvoyant You don’t have to be psychic to know what Maggie is thinking.3 (also psychical)MP affecting the mind rather than the body psychic disorders (=illnesses)psychically /-kli/ adverb
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psychicHow did you know I'd be here? You must be psychic!How was I supposed to know she'd react like that? I'm not psychic!But belief increases the likelihood of a predicted outcome: placebos against psychic ailments work astonishingly well.psychic healersThe calls that Deena overheard obviously had nothing to do with physical, emotional, psychic or political emergencies.psychic phenomenaa psychic predictionExternal reality and psychic reality are thus inextricably intertwined.In both manias fusion with the psychic representative of the parental figure - the superego - occurs with comparable consequences.The groups can function like political campaigns or professional sports teams, carrying their own psychic rewards.But while participation on business teams can offer enormous psychic satisfactions, it can also cause great distress.Eventually the High Masters of the Ordo Hydra would activate those psychic spores.psychic powersAlmost every conjurer who has taken a parti pris in this field has found himself accused of possessing psychic powers.With his help, she might learn how to develop and direct her psychic powers.
Related topics: Occult
psychicpsychic2 noun [countable]  ROsomeone who has mysterious powers, especially the ability to receive messages from dead people or to know what will happen in the future
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psychicYet others consult clairvoyants, mediums and psychics for guidance.Clearly, psychics should talk about having a seventh sense rather than the sixth!The Pentagon tried everything-even hiring psychics to find more tunnels.Though once cloaked in the trappings of the occult, conversations with local psychics suggest a slightly more psychotherapeutic approach.Phoney psychics could milk their rich clients for years, charging fancy prices for rap sessions with the dear departed.Prosecutors said Saturday that the professed psychic is being held on charges ranging from grave robbery to conspiracy to mislead officials.One twin listened to psychics and astrologers; the other relied only on weather charts.
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