adjective see psychic I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Psychical — Psychic Psy chic, Psychical Psy chic*al, a. [L. psychicus, Gr. ?, fr. psychh the soul, mind; cf. ? to blow: cf. F. psychique.] 1. Of or pertaining to the human soul, or to the living principle in man. [1913 Webster] Note: This term was formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • psychical — psychic, psychical Although psychical is the older word (attested in 1642 in the OED), psychic (1836) is now more common and has a wider range of meaning, most notably ‘connected with or having occult powers’. In more neutral senses to do with… …   Modern English usage

  • psychical — [[t]sa͟ɪkɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ Psychical means relating to ghosts and the spirits of the dead. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • psychical — psychic ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to faculties or phenomena that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws, especially those involving telepathy or clairvoyance. 2) (of a person) appearing or considered to be telepathic or clairvoyant. 3)… …   English terms dictionary

  • psychical — adj. 1 concerning psychic phenomena or faculties (psychical research). 2 of the soul or mind. Derivatives: psychically adv. psychicism n. psychicist n …   Useful english dictionary

  • psychical — adjective a) Performed by the mind; mental. b) Affecting, or influenced by the mind; psychic. See Also: psychic, psychological …   Wiktionary

  • psychical — SYN: psychic (1) …   Medical dictionary

  • psychical — Synonyms and related words: airy, arcane, asomatous, astral, automatist, bodiless, cerebral, clairaudient, clairsentient, clairvoyant, conceptive, conceptual, decarnate, decarnated, discarnate, disembodied, ectoplasmic, eerie, endopsychic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • psychical — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Relating to or performed by the mind: cerebral, intellective, intellectual, mental, psychic, psychological. See THOUGHTS …   English dictionary for students

  • psychical — psy·chi·cal || saɪkɪkl adj. pertaining to spiritual and supernatural phenomena …   English contemporary dictionary

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