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extrasensory

[ek-struh-sen-suh-ree] /ˌɛk strəˈsɛn sə ri/
adjective
1.
outside one's normal sense perception.
Also, parasensory.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; extra- + sensory
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  • Six out of ten report having experienced an extrasensory presence or power, versus only four out of ten among older generations.
  • He serves as a transmitting station of mythic patterns and extrasensory truth.
  • Most undergraduates believe in extrasensory perception and will tell stories about experiencing it.
British Dictionary definitions for extrasensory

extrasensory

/ˌɛkstrəˈsɛnsərɪ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to extrasensory perception
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Word Origin and History for extrasensory
adj.

also extra-sensory, 1934, coined as part of extra-sensory perception in J.B. Rhine's work, from extra- + sensory.

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extrasensory in Medicine

extrasensory ex·tra·sen·so·ry (ěk'strə-sěn'sə-rē)
adj.
Being outside the normal range or bounds of the senses.

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