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telaesthesia

[ tel-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌtɛl əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun
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How to use telaesthesia in a sentence

  • The most common form of psychic disturbance is involuntary clairaudience, and telaesthesia is not perhaps less general.

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British Dictionary definitions for telaesthesia

telaesthesia

US telesthesia

/ (ˌtɛlɪsˈθiːzɪə) /

noun
the alleged perception of events that are beyond the normal range of perceptual processesCompare telegnosis, clairvoyance

Derived forms of telaesthesia

telaesthetic or US telesthetic (ˌtɛlɪsˈθɛtɪk), adjective
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