mental healing


noun

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

Origin of mental healing

First recorded in 1885–90

Related forms

mental 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 Forms

mental healer, noun
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