Definition of telekinesis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtɛlɪkɪˈniːsɪs/
Pronunciation: /ˌtɛlɪkʌɪˈniːsɪs/


[mass noun]
The supposed ability to move objects at a distance by mental power or other non-physical means: she possesses the power of telekinesis
More example sentences
  • The mediums demonstrated every variety of psychic power from clairvoyance and clairaudience to telekinesis and telepathy.
  • Most psychics trained in three disciplines, usually telepathy, telekinesis, and another one.
  • Get some rest and we'll start with telepathy and telekinesis in the morning.



Pronunciation: /ˌtɛlɪkɪˈnɛtɪk/ Pronunciation: /ˌtɛlɪkʌɪˈnɛtɪk/
Example sentences
  • From there, several different people entered and exited the room, all claiming to be psychic and telepathic and telekinetic amongst other things.
  • He said that people who practiced black magic used hypnotic, telepathic and telekinetic powers to send frequencies and energy to put someone in danger.
  • Jean's telepathic and telekinetic powers begin to evolve.


Late 19th century: from tele- 'at a distance' + Greek kinēsis 'motion' (from kinein 'to move').

Words that rhyme with telekinesis

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

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Line breaks: tele|kin¦esis

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