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psychic

Pronunciation: /ˈsaɪkɪk/

Translation of psychic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (telepathic) para(p)sicológico you must be psychic! [colloquial/familiar] ¡eres adivino!
    Example sentences
    • Any other form of remote viewing can best be termed, he says, as a psychic experience or clairvoyance.
    • He also reported cases that suggest that experiences interpreted as ESP or other types of psychic phenomena can have the same effects.
    • Parapsychology has distinguished itself by objective study of psychic phenomena.
    Example sentences
    • If it's an experiment, you might want to start by inviting people to read your mind - or whatever - and establish a success rate among a few individuals who appear to be psychic enough to get in.
    • After this experience Dannion became quite psychic, which was witnessed by others.
    • From there, several different people entered and exited the room, all claiming to be psychic and telepathic and telekinetic amongst other things.
    1.2 [Psychology/Psicología] (p)síquico psychic disorder trastorno (masculine) (p)síquico
    Example sentences
    • In the West, the target of cruelty centuries ago shifted from the body to the soul, to psychic pain - but the morality behind the practice remains.
    • According to the old syllabus for our sentimental education, psychic pain is part of the material that must be mastered for human growth to take place.
    • Long, long ago these deities had consumed their worshippers unto extinction for the psychic sustenance their dying souls provided.

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