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Definition of "psychic" []

  • A person apparently responsive to psychic forces. (noun)
  • See medium. (noun)
  • Of, relating to, affecting, or influenced by the human mind or psyche; mental: psychic trauma; psychic energy. (adjective)
  • Capable of extraordinary mental processes, such as extrasensory perception and mental telepathy. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to such mental processes. (adjective)

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 "psychic" in a sentence
  • "Lifton may have coined the term "psychic numbing," but his own sensitivity and capacity for empathy remains undiminished."
  • "Many people think the word psychic is synonymous with the word occult and, therefore, connected with Satan."
  • "If their business card contains the word psychic, they're probably not a coach."