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mind reading


  1. the ability to discern the thoughts of others without the normal means of communication, especially by means of a preternatural power.
  2. an act or the practice of so discerning the thoughts of another.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of mind reading1

First recorded in 1880–85

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Example Sentences

Thanks to neural implants, mind reading is no longer science fiction.

Beg pardon, Captain, but would you mind reading out the question once again?

The proof which the rapping of numbers by mind-reading furnishes has always seemed to be one of the most convincing.

But the fresh, gracious maidenhood in her cast aside these unwonted studies in mind-reading.

Mrs. Spaulding at that precise moment sincerely wished that she possessed the psychic power of mind-reading.

Hence the necessity of good rapport conditions in Mind Reading.


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