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Definition of "telepathy" []

  • Communication through means other than the senses, as by the exercise of an occult power. (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 "telepathy" in a sentence
  • "The term telepathy is sometimes used, in conformity with its derivation, to mean the direct communication between minds at a great distance."
  • "We have the elements, not merely in what we call telepathy, or mind reading, but in our everyday converse."
  • "I am not certain but that we have lost another power that I suspect the lower animals possess -- something analogous to, or identical with, what we call telepathy -- power to communicate without words, or signs, or signals."