adjective Also psy·chi·cal.
Origin of psychic
Related Words for psychicallyintellectually, psychologically, inwardly, subjectively, theoretically, introspectively, pensively, psychically
Examples from the Web for psychically
Contemporary Examples of psychically
Remarque laments a generation where even the survivors are psychically mangled.David's Book Club: Storm of Steel
July 18, 2012
Gingrich seemed to just stop fighting, beaten not only on points, but psychically.Newt's Very Bad Night
January 27, 2012
Yet Couric's tar-and-feathering may have been psychically useful to her.Palin vs. The Power Girls
October 5, 2008
Historical Examples of psychically
Germany is wholly alive, physically, intellectually and psychically.England and Germany
Emile Joseph Dillon
Because you were constricted, physically, psychically, and emotionally.
We could rebuild the world for them to live in, rebuild it psychically as well as physically.
No woman should be as strong—as, well—as psychically independent as you are.Ancestors
She is happy, and this is all the painter required of her psychically.Correggio
Estelle M. Hurll
- outside the possibilities defined by natural laws, as mental telepathy
- (of a person) sensitive to forces not recognized by natural laws
Word Origin for psychic
1872, "of or pertaining to the human soul" (earlier psychical, 1640s), from Greek psykhikos "of the soul, spirit, or mind" (opposed to somatikos), also (New Testament) "concerned with the life only, animal, natural," from psykhe "soul, mind, life" (see psyche). Meaning "characterized by psychic gifts" first recorded 1871.
"a medium;" 1870; see psychic (adj.).