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telekinesis

[ tel-i-ki-nee-sis, -kahy- ]
/ ˌtɛl ɪ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ- /
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noun
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Origin of telekinesis

First recorded in 1885–90; tele-1 + -kinesis

OTHER WORDS FROM telekinesis

tel·e·ki·net·ic [tel-i-ki-net-ik, -kahy-], /ˌtɛl ɪ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for telekinesis

telekinesis
/ (ˌtɛlɪkɪˈniːsɪs, -kaɪ-) /

noun
the movement of a body caused by thought or willpower without the application of a physical force
the ability to cause such movement

Derived forms of telekinesis

telekinetic (ˌtɛlɪkɪˈnɛtɪk, -kaɪ-), adjective
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