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Saturday, June 06, 2015

Definitions for telesthesia

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

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Citations for telesthesia
People might think it was about necromancy or telesthesia or something. Stephen Dixon, “The Play,” The Play and Other Stories, 1988
When not attributed to occult powers, it has been explained under such pseudoscientific terms as "facial vision," "paroptic vision" and "telesthesia." , “‘Sixth Sense’ of Blind Is Discovered to Be Hearing,” Life, June 30, 1941
Origin of telesthesia
1880-1885
Telethesia entered English in the late 1880s and stems from the Greek têle meaning "far" and aísthēsis meaning "sensation, perception."