HyperDic: parapsychology

English > 1 sense of the word parapsychology:
NOUNcommunicationparapsychology, psychic phenomena, psychic phenomenonphenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes
English > parapsychology: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningphenomena that appear to contradict physical laws and suggest the possibility of causation by mental processes.
Synonymspsychic phenomena, psychic phenomenon
Narrowerclairvoyance, second sight, extrasensory perception, E.S.P., ESPapparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses
table rapping, table tapping, spirit rappingalleged form of communication with spirits of the dead
table tipping, table tilting, table turning, table liftingManipulation of a table during a seance
telekinesis, psychokinesisThe power to move something by thinking about it without the application of physical force
Broaderpsychic communication, psychical communication, anomalous communicationcommunication by paranormal means
Spanishparapsicología, parasicología
Catalanparapsicologia, parasicología
Adjectivesparapsychologicalbeyond normal physical explanation
Nounsparapsychologistsomeone who studies the evidence for such psychological phenomena as psychokinesis and telepathy and clairvoyance

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