[ ek-struh-sen-suh-ree ]
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  1. outside one's normal sense perception.

Origin of extrasensory

First recorded in 1930–35; extra- + sensory

Words Nearby extrasensory

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How to use extrasensory in a sentence

  • You'll have to coin a new term, because the only one I know is extrasensory perception, and that's obviously ridiculous.

    Accidental Flight | Floyd L. Wallace
  • The meeting of our minds takes place on the plane of the "extrasensory."

    The Brain | Alexander Blade
  • It happens that extrasensory perception means as much to me as history does to you.

    The Edge of the Knife | Henry Beam Piper
  • extrasensory perception can't replace sight, any more than sight can replace hearing.

    Psichopath | Gordon Randall Garrett
  • I do have extrasensory powers, but they'll need some development.

    Rebels of the Red Planet | Charles Louis Fontenay

British Dictionary definitions for extrasensory


/ (ˌɛkstrəˈsɛnsərɪ) /

  1. of or relating to extrasensory perception

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