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Definition of "psychokinesis" []

  • The production or control of motion, especially in inanimate and remote objects, purportedly by the exercise of psychic powers. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "psychokinesis" in a sentence
  • "For example, the physicists snookered by magicians (e.g. Uri Gellar) into believing in psychokinesis."
  • "1914 American author Henry Holy came up with the term "psychokinesis," although at the time they meant the same thing."
  • "And for all of you who think Matthew C is a rigorously rational-minded fellow, on his blog he praises a man for making the following statement: "... the evidence for catastrophic global warming in the near future is far, far less compelling than the evidence for telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, psychokinesis, and even life after death.""