Definition of psychotronics in English:

Share this entry

psychotronics

Pronunciation: /ˌsīkəˈträniks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
A particular branch of parapsychology that supposes an energy or force to emanate from living organisms and affect matter.
Example sentences
  • One major difference between Russia and the West appears to be that the Russians are regularly using psychotronics for beneficial purposes, while non-Russian governments steadfastly maintain that psychotronics "doesn't work".
  • However, the Soviets were not conducting research into what the West means by ‘psychic research.’ The term for their general concept of the research was ‘psychotronics.’

Origin

1970s: from psycho-, on the pattern of electronics.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.