adjective Also psy·chi·cal.
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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
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