psychokinesis


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psychokinesis

 [si″ko-kĭ-ne´sis]
the postulated production or alteration of motion by directed thought processes.

psy·cho·ki·ne·sis

, psychokinesia (sī'kō-ki-nē'sis, -nē'zē-ă),
1. The influence of mind on matter, as the use of mental "power" to move or distort an object.
2. Impulsive behavior.
[psycho- + G. kinēsis, movement]

psychokinesis

(sī′kō-kə-nē′sĭs, -kī-)
n. pl. psychokine·ses (-sēz) Abbr. PK
The production or control of motion, especially in inanimate and remote objects, purportedly by the exercise of psychic powers.

psy′cho·ki·net′ic (-kə-nĕt′ĭk, -kī-) adj.
psy′cho·ki·net′i·cal·ly adv.

psychokinesis (PK)

[sī′kōkinē′sis, -kīnē′sis]
Etymology: Gk, psyche + kinesis, motion
the alleged direct influence of the mind or will on matter to produce motion in objects without the intervention of the physical senses or a physical force.

psy·cho·ki·ne·sis

, psychokinesia (sī'kō-ki-nē'sis, -nē'zē-ă)
1. The influence of mind on matter, as the use of mental "power" to move or distort an object.
2. Impulsive behavior.
See: phenomenon
[psycho- + G. kinēsis, movement]
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