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psychic

 [si´kik]
1. pertaining to the psyche.
2. mental (def. 1).

psy·chic

(sī'kik),
1. Relating to the phenomena of consciousness, mind, or soul. Synonym(s): psychical
2. A person supposedly endowed with the power of communicating with spirits; a spiritualistic medium.
[G. psychikos]

psychic

/psy·chic/ (si´kik)
1. pertaining to the psyche.
2. mental (1).

psychic

(sī′kĭk)
adj. also psychical (-kĭ-kəl)
Of, relating to, affecting, or influenced by the human mind or psyche; mental: psychic trauma; psychic energy.

psy′chi·cal·ly adv.

psychic

[sī′kik]
Etymology: Gk, psyche, mind
a practitioner of the systematic study of parapsychology, a category of alleged psychological phenomena that cannot be explained by scientific thinking.

psychic

adjective Referring to psychic phenomena; referring to the mind, its ideas and images

psy·chic

(sī'kik)
1. Relating to the phenomena of consciousness, mind, or soul.
2. A person supposedly endowed with the power of communicating with spirits.
[G. psychikos]

psy·chic

(sī'kik)
Relating to the phenomena of consciousness, mind, or soul.
[G. psychikos]

psychic,

adj of or relating to the mind or the soul.

psychic

pertaining to the mind or psyche. See also psychogenic.
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