telesthesia

[ tuhl-uhs-thee-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌtəl əsˈθi ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun

sensation or perception received at a distance without the normal operation of the recognized sense organs.

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Origin of telesthesia

First recorded in 1880–85; tel-1 + esthesia

OTHER WORDS FROM telesthesia

tel·es·thet·ic [tel-uhs-thet-ik], /ˌtɛl əsˈθɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for telesthesia

telesthesia
/ (ˌtɛlɪsˈθiːzɪə) /

noun

the usual US spelling of telaesthesia

Derived forms of telesthesia

telesthetic (ˌtɛlɪsˈθɛtɪk), adjective
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