Definition of mentalism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmen(t)lˌizəm/


The theory that physical and psychological phenomena are ultimately explicable only in terms of a creative and interpretative mind.
Example sentences
  • She was beginning to get a headache and figured it would probably be easiest to rely on her physical ability than her recently-discovered mentalism.
  • ‘I'm interested in magic, sleight of hand and mentalism, which is like a mind reading thing,’ explains Warren.
  • Magic in Theory would have benefited from further discussion of mentalism and psychic entertainment.

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Syllabification: men·tal·ism

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