[ krip-tuh s-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌkrɪp təsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun Psychology.

allegedly paranormal perception, as clairvoyance or clairaudience.

Origin of cryptesthesia

First recorded in 1920–25; crypt(o)- + esthesia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for cryptesthesia



A mode of paranormal perception, such as clairvoyance.
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