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psionic

adjective

pertaining to the telepathic, psychic, or paranormal

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  • This Paul Wendell is a—well, he called himself a psionic mathematician.

    Suite Mentale Gordon Randall Garrett
  • There is also reason to believe that psionic talent tends to run in families.

    The Big Fix George Oliver Smith
  • They simply resonated strongly to the psionic attack on the city.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison
  • "I have never heard of a psionic manifestation on that order," he said.

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Of course, Burris thought the stone wall was his psionic theory.

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
  • After all, what evidence did he have for his psionic theory?

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He had no psionic talents, but the men at Earth Central did; he couldn't receive messages, but he could send them.

    Lost in Translation Larry M. Harris
  • Basic psi talents can be improved by practice, and some machines have been devised that act as psionic amplifiers.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison
  • I hope your psionic research goes better than my official project!

    The Leader William Fitzgerald Jenkins (AKA Murray Leinster)
  • I am anxious to have your assurance that it was impossible that The Leader could englamour the whole nation by his psionic gifts.

    The Leader William Fitzgerald Jenkins (AKA Murray Leinster)
Word Origin and History for psionic
adj.

1952, from psi + ending from electronic, etc.

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