Definition of extrasensory perception in English:

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extrasensory perception

Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəˌsensərē pərˈsepSH(ə)n/
(abbreviation ESP)

noun

The faculty of perceiving things by means other than the known senses, e.g., by telepathy or clairvoyance.
Example sentences
  • On the other hand, observation of extrasensory perception and psychokinesis is tenuous at best.
  • Numerous studies have examined various psychological correlates of extrasensory perception scores, such as personality traits.
  • Nearly half or more believe in extrasensory perception or ESP.

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Syllabification: ex·tra·sen·so·ry per·cep·tion

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