in a way that relates to the human soul or mind, or to mental phenomena; psychologically: I refuse to be psychically and emotionally manipulated by Hollywood and its manufactured, clichéd movie characters.Any change in the environment influences us both physically and psychically.
in a way that relates to phenomena outside natural or scientific knowledge; spiritually: Neptune is imaginative and dreamy, so when it shows up in a conjunction with the moon, it can make an individual psychically in tune with others.
by means of or in a way that relates to nonphysical or supernatural influences, forces, or powers: I'd love to be able to psychically find objects I misplace, or foresee negative events in my future to avoid.
- non·psy·chi·cal·ly, adverb
- un·psy·chi·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use psychically in a sentence
We would talk about the connection between the cosmic, the psychic, the ethereal and the spiritual a lot.Pauline Anna Strom’s posthumous album cements her legacy as an electronic music visionary | Jonathan Williger | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
In that and the public Zoom events that have followed, he’s identified a psychic exhaustion in health-care-industry audiences — and anger at having to justify attention to the pandemic.During a pandemic, the medical profession turns to Greek tragedy — to heal | Peter Marks | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
Derrickson recalls one psychic asking the toy questions, then silently reflecting before recommending adoption.Someone out there wants to adopt your creepy toys. There’s a matchmaker for that. | Maureen O'Hagan | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Remarque laments a generation where even the survivors are psychically mangled.
Gingrich seemed to just stop fighting, beaten not only on points, but psychically.
Yet Couric's tar-and-feathering may have been psychically useful to her.
psychically determined erections may likewise occur, although the physical development is by no means far advanced.The Sexual Life of the Child | Albert Moll
Every pulse of consciousness is psychically compounded of will, feeling, and thought.The Psychological Origin and the Nature of Religion | James H. Leuba
Honora asked one evening when Kate had been telling a tale of psychically sinister import.The Precipice | Elia Wilkinson Peattie
Women have suffered more, psychically; because this way lay their nature and their human lot.Feminism and Sex-Extinction | Arabella Kenealy
At last she effects it by impressing the mind of a living woman who carries out the suggestion psychically given.The Supernatural in Modern English Fiction | Dorothy Scarborough