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psionic

adjective

pertaining to the telepathic, psychic, or paranormal

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  • He had learned to understand—and in some measure sympathize with—the deep-seated resentment of the non-psi for the psionic.

    The Weakling Everett B. Cole
  • This Paul Wendell is a—well, he called himself a psionic mathematician.

    Suite Mentale Gordon Randall Garrett
  • What kind of psionic force would it take to make so many people in the United States goof up the way they were doing?

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
  • There is also reason to believe that psionic talent tends to run in families.

    The Big Fix George Oliver Smith
  • After all, the psionic spectrum—if it was a spectrum at all—was just as much a natural phenomenon as gravity, or magnetism.

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
  • They simply resonated strongly to the psionic attack on the city.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison
  • Basic psi talents can be improved by practice, and some machines have been devised that act as psionic amplifiers.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison
  • "I have never heard of a psionic manifestation on that order," he said.

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Of course, Burris thought the stone wall was his psionic theory.

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
  • After all, what evidence did he have for his psionic theory?

    Occasion for Disaster Gordon Randall Garrett
Word Origin and History for psionic
adj.

1952, from psi + ending from electronic, etc.

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