- communication between minds by some means other than sensory perception.
Origin of telepathy
Also called mental telepathy.
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Examples from the Web for telepathic
How people feel confidence about the telepathic impression they receive is a further mystery.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death
August 11, 2014
Jerry Siegel initially conceived Superman as a Nietzschean über-mensch with telepathic powers who was bent on world domination.‘Man of Steel,’ New Superman Movie Starring Henry Cavill, Falls Flat
June 11, 2013
It works like a telepathic Internet concierge, hoping to send you along to the most relevant results on the Web.Google's Bizarre Blacklist
October 4, 2010
First you were telepathic and now you have the ability to draw the future.A Heroes Star's Secret Identity
February 16, 2009
There was no repetition of the telepathic means of communication.
He asserted that he was able to do this by a sort of telepathic vision.Telepathy
W. W. Baggally
Everyone has it, to some degree; no telepathic thought can break through it.Suite Mentale
Gordon Randall Garrett
We want to get our telepathic transmissions distant, definite, and reproducible.
Now the point is that every detail in this telepathic vision was correct.
C19: from tele- + Greek patheia feeling, perception: see -pathy
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Word Origin and History for telepathic
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Communication by means other than through the normal senses.
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