extrasensory
adjective Date: 1934 residing beyond or outside the ordinary senses

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  • extrasensory — [eks΄trə sen′sə rē] adj. occurring or seeming to occur apart from, or in addition to, the normal function of the usual senses [extrasensory perception] …   English World dictionary

  • extrasensory — also extra sensory, 1934, coined as part of extra sensory perception in J.B. Rhine s work, from EXTRA (Cf. extra ) + SENSORY (Cf. sensory) …   Etymology dictionary

  • extrasensory — adj. regarded as derived by means other than the known senses, e.g. by telepathy, clairvoyance, etc. Phrases and idioms: extrasensory perception a person s supposed faculty of perceiving by such means. * * * adjective seemingly outside normal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • extrasensory — adjective /ˌɛkstrəˈsɛnsəri/ Of or relating to extrasensory perception …   Wiktionary

  • extrasensory — adj. Extrasensory is used with these nouns: ↑perception …   Collocations dictionary

  • extrasensory —   a. beyond the senses.    ♦ extrasensory perception, unexplained phenomena such as clairvoyance, telepathy, etc., which are outside or beyond the scope of the senses …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • extrasensory — /ek streuh sen seuh ree/, adj. outside one s normal sense perception. [1930 35; EXTRA + SENSORY] * * * …   Universalium

  • extrasensory — Outside or beyond the ordinary senses; not limited to the senses, as in e. perception. * * * ex·tra·sen·so·ry .ek strə sen(t)s (ə )rē adj residing beyond or outside the ordinary senses …   Medical dictionary

  • extrasensory — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of, coming from, or relating to forces or beings that exist outside the natural world: extra mundane, metaphysical, miraculous, preternatural, superhuman, supernatural, superphysical, supersensible, transcendental …   English dictionary for students

  • extrasensory — adj. beyond the natural senses …   English contemporary dictionary

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