Definition of psychokinesis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsīkōkəˈnēsis/
Pronunciation: /ˌsīkōˌkīˈnēsis/


The supposed ability to move objects by mental effort alone.
Example sentences
  • The other document described ‘bioinformation’ such as telepathy, precognition and clairvoyance and bioenergetics like psychokinesis and telekinesis.
  • Many paranormal events are said to be experienced only by those with psychic powers, such as extrasensory perception or psychokinesis.
  • On the other hand, observation of extrasensory perception and psychokinesis is tenuous at best.



Pronunciation: /ˈˌsīkōkəˈnedik/
Example sentences
  • In short, unable to find anyone with demonstrable psychokinetic powers, the parapsychologists tell us that there are two kinds of psychokinesis, macro and micro.
  • A study that asked participants how they would react to having permanent, irreversible mind-reading or psychokinetic abilities within a 100-yard range found a predominance of negative reactions.
  • I will accept Caidin's claim (and his disciple's validation) if he will make one paper vane move by psychokinetic power while it is sealed in a Bell jar.

Words that rhyme with psychokinesis

amniocentesis, anamnesis, ascesis, catechesis, diesis, exegesis, mimesis, prosthesis, telekinesis

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Syllabification: psy·cho·ki·ne·sis

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