the healing of a physical ailment or disorder by mental concentration or suggestion.
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Origin of mental healing
First recorded in 1885–90
OTHER WORDS FROM mental healingmental healer, noun
Words nearby mental healing
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Example sentences 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
the healing of a disorder by mental concentration or suggestion
Derived forms of mental healingmental healer, noun
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