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cryptesthesia

[ krip-tuhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌkrɪp təsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun Psychology.
allegedly paranormal perception, as clairvoyance or clairaudience.
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Origin of cryptesthesia

First recorded in 1920–25; crypt(o)- + esthesia
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Medical definitions for cryptesthesia

cryptesthesia

n.
A mode of paranormal perception, such as clairvoyance.
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