of or relating to the human soul or mind; mental.
Psychology. pertaining to or noting mental phenomena.
outside of natural or scientific knowledge; spiritual.
of or relating to some apparently nonphysical force or agency: psychic research;psychic phenomena.
sensitive to influences or forces of a nonphysical or supernatural nature.
a person who is allegedly sensitive to psychic influences or forces; medium.
- psy·chi·cal·ly, adverb
- in·ter·psy·chic, adjective
- non·psy·chic, adjective, noun
- non·psy·chi·cal, adjective
- un·psy·chic, adjective
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How to use psychic in a sentence
I found an additional viewing helpful in unraveling relationships referenced in the monologue accorded to Ella, who discursively parcels out details of her and her sister’s psychic disintegration.Adrienne Kennedy’s new play, ‘Etta and Ella on the Upper West Side,’ is utterly unique | Peter Marks | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
This might include a silent walking meditation along the beach, a consultation with a “love” expert and matchmaker, or the chance to connect with a psychic medium or life coach.Why some seasonal hotels across the U.S. are staying open year-round | Molly O'Brien | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
The experience calls attention to how much of our life is driven by habit, and offers an opportunity for psychic escape.Stuck at home? Trick your brain into treating a staycation like the real thing. | Eleanor Cummins | December 22, 2020 | Popular-Science
Other clients bring along psychics when they’re looking at the dolls over Zoom.Someone out there wants to adopt your creepy toys. There’s a matchmaker for that. | Maureen O'Hagan | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Celebrate together with a group of five to ten and your very own psychic.
Brown gave no sign of concern, as if he had suddenly suffered some psychic disconnect from consequences.90 Seconds of Fury in Ferguson Are the Key to Making Peace in America | Michael Daly | November 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Any connection to ISIS is apparently psychic, fantasy made real with the blood of an innocent.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading | Michael Daly | September 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But, his psychic performance in the British Empire was about as underwhelming as England's in the World Cup.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer | Emily Shire | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
One August day she left her psychic's office in tears, we heard, because the woman had warned her to stay away from Dodi Fayed.
The Oberhausen aquarium erected a memorial of the psychic octopus with a golden urn containing his ashes.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer | Emily Shire | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I became keenly aware of the dreadful psychic calamity it involved.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
"I don't understand you," said Fetherston, much interested in this latest psychic problem.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
Cannot two brains that vibrate in unison at a distance of many kilometres be moved by the same psychic force?Urania | Camille Flammarion
But there are others who live in study, in contemplation, in the culture of the psychic or spiritual world.Urania | Camille Flammarion
With her there would be a strange flash of recognition; it was a sort of intuition, perhaps a psychic thing—who could tell?Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for psychic
outside the possibilities defined by natural laws, as mental telepathy
(of a person) sensitive to forces not recognized by natural laws
mental as opposed to physical; psychogenic
bridge (of a bid) based on less strength than would normally be required to make the bid
a person who is sensitive to parapsychological forces or influences
- psychical, adjective
- psychically, adverb
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