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out-of-body experience Line breaks: out-of-body ex|peri|ence
Pronunciation: /ˌaʊtəvˌbɒdi ɪkˈspɪəriəns/

Definition of out-of-body experience in English:


A sensation of being outside one’s body, typically of floating and being able to observe oneself from a distance.
Example sentences
  • If near-death experiences and out-of-body experiences don't come from the brain, where is consciousness based?
  • Perhaps this explains why so many people from different backgrounds report similar sensations with out-of-body experiences.
  • This book covers parapsychology, out-of-body experiences, ghosts, near-death experiences, UFOs, creationism, and astrology.
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