mental healing

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noun

the healing of a physical ailment or disorder by mental concentration or suggestion.

Nearby words

  1. mental disease,
  2. mental disorder,
  3. mental disorders,
  4. mental foramen,
  5. mental handicap,
  6. mental health,
  7. mental home,
  8. mental hospital,
  9. mental hygiene,
  10. mental illness

Origin of mental healing

First recorded in 1885–90

Related formsmental healer, noun

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Examples from the Web for mental healing

  • She may have gotten the mental-healing idea from Quimby—it had been experimented with for ages, and was no one's special property.

    Christian Science|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)


British Dictionary definitions for mental healing

mental healing

noun

the healing of a disorder by mental concentration or suggestion
Derived Formsmental healer, noun

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